Observable Readings: Edgar Kunz & Reyes Ramirez

Saturday, April 6, 2024 - 7:00pm

April 6 @ 7:00 pm

$5 Suggested donation

The reading will be held in-person at High Low, and also streamed live to this event page and to Saint Louis Poetry Center’s Facebook page.

Saint Louis Poetry Center is thrilled to welcome poets Edgar Kunz and Reyes Ramirez for Observable Readings.

Books available for purchase from Left Bank Books.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

Patrons are encouraged to wear face masks when attending Observable Readings in-person at High Low.

ABOUT THE POETS

EDGAR KUNZ is the author of two poetry collections: Fixer, published by Ecco in 2023 and named a New York Times Editors’ Choice Book, and Tap Out, published by Ecco in 2019. He has been a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, a MacDowell Fellow, and a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Recent poems appear in The New YorkerThe AtlanticPoetryAmerican Poetry Review, and Oxford American. He lives in Baltimore and teaches at Goucher College.

REYES RAMIREZ (he/him) is a Houstonian, writer, educator, curator, and organizer of Mexican and Salvadoran descent. He authored the short story collection The Book of Wanderers (2022), a 2023 Young Lions Fiction Award Finalist, from University of Arizona Press’ Camino del Sol series and the poetry collection El Rey of Gold Teeth (2023) from Hub City Press. His latest curatorial project, The Houston Artist Speaks Through Grids, explores the use of grids in contemporary Houston art, literature, history, and politics. Reyes has been honored as a 2020 CantoMundo Fellow, 2021 Interchange Artist Grant Fellow, 2022 Crosstown Arts Writer in Residence, 2023 Intercultural Leadership Institute Fellow, 2023 Dobie Paisano Fellow, 2024 Speculative Play and Just Futurities Fellow and awarded grants from the Houston Arts Alliance, Poets & Writers, and The Warhol Foundation’s Idea Fund.

VENUE

High Low

3301 Washington Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63103

The Observable Readings series is supported in part by:

Event address: 
High Low Listening Room
3301 Washington Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63103
Books: 
Fixer: Poems By Edgar Kunz Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063288591
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Ecco - August 22nd, 2023

Tap Out: Poems By Edgar Kunz Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328518125
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Ecco - March 5th, 2019

El Rey of Gold Teeth By Reyes Ramirez Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9798885740197
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Hub City Press - October 3rd, 2023

The Book of Wanderers (Camino del Sol ) By Reyes Ramirez Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780816543274
Availability: Special Order
Published: University of Arizona Press - March 1st, 2022