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Wed, Nov 02


Rice University

International Literature Festival, Houston, 2022

Casa Cultural de Las Americas (CCA) and Rice University are pleased to present the International Literature Festival Houston 2022, to be held on November 2 and 3.

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International Literature Festival, Houston, 2022
International Literature Festival, Houston, 2022

Time & Location

Nov 02, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:50 PM

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About the event

Special Guests 2022

Gabriel Chavez Casazola (Bolivia)

Raul Zurita (Chile)

Andrea Cote (Colombia)

Reina Maria Rodriguez (Cuba)

Nelson Cardenas (Cuba)

Siomara España (Ecuador)

Rolando Kattan (Honduras)

Carmen Matute (Guatemala)

Alessio Brandolini (Italy)

Elisa Diaz Castelo (Mexico)

Jose Angel Leyva (Mexico)

Jordi Virallonga (Spain)

Fernando Valverde (Spain)

Samantha Schnee (USA)

Adalber Salas Hernandez (Venezuela)

“Surprise participant”

Day 1 – Wednesday, November 2

Venue: Rice University, Herring Hall

Address: Main St. headed to Rice you will enter campus at entrance four

Master of Ceremonies: Humberto Tancredi (CCA)

• 6:00 pm: Inauguration by Elizabeth Quila, Founder and Chairman of Casa Cultural de las Americas

• 6:05 pm: Welcome speech by Rice University representative

• 6:15 pm: Panel: Power of female artistic manifestation in the 21st century  by Jordi Virallonga, Elisa Diaz Castelo, Jose Angel Leyva, Reina Maria Rodriguez, Fernando Valverde and Siomara España moderated by Lisbeth Canga.

• 6:55 pm: Panel: Interpretation as another type of art by Adalber Salas Hernandez, Samanta Schnee, Alessio Brandolini, andAndrea Cote moderated by Maria Tancredi.

• 7:35 pm: Interview and tribute to Raul Zurita by Elizabeth Quila.

• 7:50 pm: Proclamation from the City of Houston to the participating poets.

• 8:05 pm: Poetic recital as a tribute to the volunteers Mauricio Hussmann, David Medina, Nelly Moyano Fraga, Deanea LeFlore, Homero Ponce-Lopez, Elsa Yomaira Torres and Kenia Mosquera by Fernando Valverde, Elisa Diaz Castelo, Rolando Kattan, Jose Angel Leyva, Gabriel Chavez Casazola, Adalber Salas, Alessio Brandolini, Nelson Cardenas, Siomara España, Jordi Virallonga, and Andrea Cote

• 8:35 pm: Poetic Recital by Carmen Matute, Reina Maria Rodriguez, and Raul Zurita by Andrea Cote.


  • 27 hours 10 minutes

    International Literature Festival, Houston, 2022

    Rice University

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