Natalia Toledo Paz, undoubtedly the most prestigious writer and poet in the native languages of Mexico, will present a poetry reading of her work in the mezzanine of La Leche restaurant. She writes (and reads) in Zapotec and in Castilian.
The presentation will take place on Thursday, June 25, at 8:30 pm. Se servirá un mezcal oaxaqueño de honor. The event is free.
Photo by Blanca Charolet
Natalia Toledo Paz (born in Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca; 1968) is a Mexican poet writing in Spanish and Zapotec.
She is daughter of the painter Francisco Toledo and sister of Dr Lakra. She studied in Casa de la Cultura de Juchitán and Sociedad General de Escritores de México (the General Society of Writers of Mexico, SOGEM). She has been a scholar of Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (the National Fund for Culture and for the Arts, FONCA) (1994-1995; 2001-2002), and Fondo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes de Oaxaca (the Fund for Culture and for the Arts of Oaxaca, FOESCA) (1995-1996). She is the president of Patronato de la Casa de la Cultura de Juchitán (Fund of the House of Culture of Juchitán).
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