• Raina J. Léon

  • James Cagney

  • Josiah Luis Alderete. Photo: Garth Parr

Raina J. Léon, James Cagney, and Josiah Luis Alderete

Programmed by Tongo Eisen-Martin

Three poets read their work. Raina J. Léon is founding editor of The Acentos Review, author of three collections of poetry, and a professor at St. Mary’s College. Oakland-based James Cagney has appeared as a featured poet throughout the Bay Area, as well as in Vancouver and Mumbai. Josiah Luis Alderete, founding member of the outspoken word troupe the Molotov Mouths, is a full-blooded Pocho indio who refries his beans and poesia in Spanglish.