Chris Santiago at Maple Grove Library on April 24

Join 2017 Minnesota Book Awards finalist Chris Santiago for a reading from his award-winning poetry collection “Tula” at Maple Grove Library on Monday, April 24, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

“Tula,” Santiago’s debut collection, explores the Minnesota immigrant experience through the connection of family across time, geography and culture. Winner of the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, “Tula” is also a finalist for the 2017 Minnesota Book Award for Poetry.

Santiago teaches literature, sound culture, and creative writing at the University of St. Thomas.

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