Poetry Reading with Jose Hernandez Diaz ’04

Poetry Reading with Jose Hernandez Diaz ’04

November 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cerritos College Main Library
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650

Join us for an evening of poetry with Cerritos College Alumnus Jose Hernandez Diaz ’04 in the Cerritos College Main Library. Presented by the Cerritos College Alumni Association and the Cerritos College Library. This event is free and open to the public.

Jose Hernandez Diaz ’04 was born in Anaheim, California. He is an alumnus of Cerritos College and holds degrees in English and creative writing from the University of California, Berkeley, and Antioch University Los Angeles. His poetry and prose poetry appears in The Best American Nonrequired Reading, Green Mountains Review, Huizache, The Journal, Los Angeles Review, New American Writing, Pleiades, The Progressive, Rattle, Whiskey Island, Witness, and other journals. Gigantic Sequins and Parcel have nominated him for the Pushcart Prize. He has served as an editorial intern for Floricanto Press, and poetry editor for Lunch Ticket.

Jose will be reading from his chapbook of prose poems The Fire Eater, which will be released by Texas Review Press in  February. He will also read from his chapbook manuscript The Tattoo of Moctezuma, and his full-length manuscript The Parachutist, which was a finalist for The Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize.