Poet and translator Rhina Espaillat will deliver the
27th annual Jean Burden Poetry Reading at CSULA
on Monday, January 30, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in
the Golden Eagle Ballroom. Born in the Dominican Republic
in 1932, Ms. Espaillat moved to the United States in 1939
and for many years taught high school English in New York
City. She has published numerous essays, short stories,
and poems in both English and Spanish, and she has
translated English verse (most notably that of Robert
Frost) into Spanish and Spanish verse (most notably that
of St. John of the Cross) into English.
Her most recent
Since its inception in 1986, the Jean Burden Poetry
For more information, call the Cal State L.A. English Department at (323) 343-4140.