After Rubén

A Literary Reading

Please join Francisco Aragón hosting three local authors, Susan Banyas, Heather Hershi, and Marianne Monson at his book reading for After Rubén.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Zoom Link

Books by these Authors are available to order through the

Beach Books website:

After Rubén by Francisco Aragón

Her Quiet Revolution by Marianne Monson

The Hillsboro Story by Susan Banyas

Or by calling Beach Books directly (503-738-3500)

Francisco Aragón is the son of Nicaraguan immigrants. A recent finalist for Split This Rock’s Freedom Plow Award for poetry and activism, Aragón is the author of three books, most recently, After Rubén (Red Hen Press, 2020).  He’s also the editor of, The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (University of Arizona Press). A native of San Francisco, CA, he is on the faculty of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies (ILS), where he teaches courses in Latinx poetry and creative writing. He directs the ILS’ literary initiative, Letras Latinas. His Tongue a Swath of Sky, a limited edition, hand-stitched chapbook, was released 2019. He is a member of the Macondo Writers’ Workshop. For more information, visit:

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