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Literary Partners: Lori Nolasco Martinez & Jennifer Kellogg
February 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
February 20, 2020 | Lori Nolasco Martinez & Jennifer Kellogg
Free and open to the public
A Rochester, NY, native, Lori Nolasco Martinez is the author of two FootHills poetry collections, Ariadne of the Freezing Rains (2010) and Demetrio’s Scythe (2014). Her poem “Maplewood Rose Garden,” which pays tribute to the last stop on the Underground Railroad, is included in the Rochester Poets Walk at the Memorial Art Gallery. Lori is a graduate of the Sorbonne, where she earned a Doctoral degree in Comparative Literature. As a Community Health Worker at Rochester Regional Health, she uses language skills and intercultural awareness to help those in need.
Jennifer Kellogg is a Hellenist, literary translator, and a non-profit administrator. She holds a PhD in Modern Languages and Literatures from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. From 2017 through 2019 she was the Executive Director and Academic Programs Director at the Greek America Foundation. She is currently working on translating the poetry of Greece’s first Nobel Prize winning poet, George Seferis.