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Josh Green and Orlando Ricardo Menes to visit IUPUI

September 10, 2013 by Reader's Connection

This fall’s Rufus & Louise Reiberg Reading Series brings us a fiction writer who is also a prize-winning journalist, and a poet who is also a translator.


Josh Green
Thursday, September 26th, 7:30 p.m.
University Library Lilly Auditorium
755 West Michigan Street
joshyoJosh Green’s first book, Dirtyville Rhapsodies (soon to be added to the IndyPL collection) was named a “Best Book for the Beach” by Men’s Health magazine, alongside Khaled Hosseini and Stephen King. Paste magazine has named the short story collection a top read of 2013. Since 2003, Green’s newspaper writing has won numerous statewide awards in Indiana and Georgia — including top prizes among all major Georgia newspapers.


Orlando Ricardo Menes
Thursday, October 17th, 7:30 p.m.
University Library Lilly Auditorium
755 West Michigan Street
orlandoOrlando Ricardo Mene’s third poetry collection, Fetish, won the 2012 Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry and will be published by the University of Nebraska Press in Fall 2013. He is also the author of  Furia and Rumba atop the Stones. Besides his own poems, Menes has published translations of poetry in Spanish, including My Heart Flooded with Water: Selected Poems by Alfonsina Storni.


All readings are free and open to the public. Visitor parking is available in the North Street Garage, 819 W. North St. and the Vermont Street Garage, 1004 W. Vermont Street.


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