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Voices and Verses

National Poetry Month: Sound Portrait Of Poet Bruno Ríos

Meet this local poet and scholar, and hear him read “México”



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Poet Bruno Ríos
Poet Bruno Ríos

Today, Houston poet Bruno Ríos describes what poetry means to him, and he shares one of his poems.

A Ph.D. Candidate in the University of Houston's Department of Hispanic Studies, Bruno Ríos is also a poet, novelist and translator. His academic and creative works have appeared in numerous magazines and journals in the United States, Mexico and several countries in Latin America. His latest poetry collection, Cueva de leones, will be published this year.

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Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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