Please join the Oceanside Public Library to welcome poet Karla Cordero for two special events. On Friday, April 12, at 4:00 p.m., she will facilitate a workshop at the Mission Branch Library at 3861 Mission Blvd. On Saturday, April 27, at 11:00 a.m., she will share her poetry and read from her recent book, How to Pull Apart the Earth, at the Civic Center Library at 330 North Coast Highway. See more of her work at www.karlacordero.com and follow her on Instagram (@karlaflaka13).
Karla Cordero is a descendant of the Chichimeca people from northern Mexico; and a Chicana poet, educator, and activist; raised along the borderlands of Calexico, CA. Karla teaches creative writing and composition at San Diego City College and MiraCosta College. Her commitment to bridging education and community is demonstrated in her role as the founder of Voice 4 Change: A Spoken Word Showcase, inviting nationally award-winning writers to share their narratives of survival and celebration of diversity. How to Pull Apart the Earth is her first book and is published by Not a Cult publishing.
This poetry workshop and reading is sponsored by the California Center for the Book and the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. For more information on library programs and services, please visit the library’s website at oceansidepubliclibrary.org or call (760) 435-5600.