Web. Mr. O’Daly was a finalist for the 2006 Quill Award in Poetry and was profiled on
NBC’s The Today Show. He is a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow. O’Daly will be joined by the Chilean poet, Maria Elena B.Mahler, who will read two of her
Spanish translations of O’Daly’s poems and several poems of Pablo Neruda’s in the original Spanish, which O’Daly will then read in his English translation.
Animal Poems of the Iguazú (Children’s Book Press 2008), was selected as a Notable Book for a Global Society by the International
Reading Association, and as an Américas Awards Commended Title by the
Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs. Mr. Alarcon has been awarded the
2006 Jane Addams Honor Book Award for his previous bilingual book titled
Poems to Dream Together (Lee & Low Books 2005). He has been awarded the 1997, 2000 and 2002 Pura Belpré Honor award by the American Library Association and the National Parenting Publications Gold Medal for his acclaimed: ”Magic Cycle of the Seasons” series published by Children’s Book Press of San Francisco.
July 30 at 7:30 PM
25th Street SPC
Paco Marquez and Frank Graham