Fresno State alumna to give bilingual talks on the Playas de Tijuana Mural Project

Lizbeth De La Cruz Santana. Photo by Joe Proudman.

Standing in the sand looking south, it looks like many beach towns around the world. The deafening slow pulse of the ocean overwhelms the voices of the hundreds of people and the squawking seagulls. A boardwalk separates the beach from the seaside shops, hotels and homes, which, looking north, abruptly ends in the Friendship Park. A monument of colorful oversized letters spell “Tijuana — Aqui Empieza la Patria.”

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Reading Series Features a Trio of Prize-Winning Poets

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Marisol Baca, Mark Irwinand

The Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing will feature the Fresno Poet Laureate, the 2018 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry winner, and one of the founders of the groundbreaking Undocupoets campaign in its spring 2020 Fresno Poets’ Association reading series.

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