QC Poet Ariel Francisco

October 05, 2020 00:34:03
QC Poet Ariel Francisco
QC Pod
QC Poet Ariel Francisco
/

Show Notes

Queens College is renowned for the multilingualism of our students, with more than 130 languages spoken on campus. Ariel Francisco is one of those students. He’s a poet studying translation in the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation. He’s also the author of three books of poetry, A Sinking Ship is Still a Ship (Burrow Press, 2020),  All My Heroes Are Broke (C&R Press, 2017) which was named one of the 8 Best Latino Books of 2017 by Rigoberto Gonzalez, and Before Snowfall, After Rain(Glass Poetry Press, 2016).

Ariel Francisco joins Jason Tougaw on QC POD to talk about his poetry, translating Latin American poets (including his father), growing up in Miami, after being born to Dominican and Guatemalan parents in the Bronx. He also does us the honor of reading some of his poems. 

Photo Credit. By Michael Rivera - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=27693013

Other Episodes

Episode

November 09, 2021 00:18:04
Episode Cover

Steven Universe (Nathalie Avalo)

On this episode of the QC pod, Natalie Avals talks about how the animated television show Steven Universe teaches lessons on mental wellness. From magical musical numbers, to grounded scenes of dialogue, Natalie takes us through her journey with a show aimed at teaching kids and young adults lessons on mental health, relationships, and supporting emotional intelligence. Photo Credit. By Cartoon Network, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=59644984 ...

Listen

Episode

December 07, 2020 00:18:41
Episode Cover

Learning about COVID19 with John Dennehy

COVID19 has turned Queens College campus upside down. Fortunately, Queens College has expert virologist John Dennehy, QC biologist and head of the Dennehy Lab, to explain the virus to us. Our host, Hanme Cho, asks Prof. Dennehy about the virus, its epidemic, the vaccine, and more. ...

Listen

Episode

March 08, 2022 00:14:47
Episode Cover

Omme Bangush Presents: Truth Unveiled

Omme Bangush is a senior at Queens College, introducing her new podcast, Truth Unveiled. On her first episode titled Home Invasion, Omme invites York College student Surriya Azizi to help […] ...

Listen