Film, Video Rhina Espaillat

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Rhina Espaillat
Event Date
October 04, 2003
-  Rhina Espaillat is a native of the Dominican Republic but has lived in the U.S. since the age of seven. She publishes in English and Spanish and has four poetry collections in print: "Lapsing to Grace"; "Where Horizons Go," which won the T. S. Eliot Prize; "Rehearsing Absence," which won the Richard Wilbur Award; and "Mundo y Palabra/The World and the Word," a bilingual chapbook. She has won the Howard Nemerov Award, the Sparrow Sonnet Prize and prizes from the Poetry Society of America. Retired from teaching school in New York City, Espaillat lives in Newburyport, Mass.
Running Time
28 minutes, 50 seconds
Online Format

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