Jimmy Santiago Baca, A Series in Three Parts: Film, Workshop, Poetry Reading, Feb 14 & 15

Tue February 14, 2023
Event Sponsor
Stanford English, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Creative Writing Program, American Studies
Zapata Lounge - Feb 14th
Terrace Room - Feb 15th

You're Invited! All events are free and open to the public. Jimmy Santiago Baca is an award-winning American poet and writer of Chicano descent. While serving a five-year sentence in a maximum security prison, he learned to read and began to turn his life around, eventually emerging as a prolific artist of the spoken and written word. He is a winner of the International Award for his memoir, “A Place to Stand,” the story of which is now also a documentary by the same title.