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Past Event
Saturday, March 9, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Second Saturday Poetry Cafe: Julie Corrales

1735 Adams Avenue, San Diego, 92116

The Gelato Poetry Series will continue at Meraki Cafe on the second Saturday in March. Feel the sparks as Julie Corrales performs new work and old favorites. As always, an open mic will follow the feature.

Julita Corrales is a first-generation Chicana, an autodidactic Chola, a political activist, teen-mother, hoochie, feminist, survivor, actively engaged in her own decolonization. Mexica by blood, American by her parents’ sweat and tears, she draws on her experiences to advocate for and write about Chicanx issues. As a young woman, Julita wrote a lot of melodramatic rhyming love poems, many which may still be in circulation in California prisons. Since then, her essays have been published in the San Diego Union Tribune and La Prensa San Diego, and her poetry has been featured on La Bloga, a Chicano literary blog. She performs spoken word at various venues in San Diego and you can find her at Palabra, an open mic in Barrio Logan every 2nd & 4th Thursday.

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