‘When I Was Clandestine/Cuando Fui Clandestino’ by Juan Garrido Salgado to be launched in Adelaide by Steve Georganas MP on Thursaday night

When I Was Clandestine / Cuando Fui Clandestino  by Juan Garrido Salgado, Rochford Press, 2019, will be launched by Steve Georganas MP as part of the World Festival Of Poetry and is a feature of the Bilingual Poetry Reading – Reader of the Month. This Thursday 13 June 2019 from 6.30pm at Chateau Apollo,  74 Frome St Adelaide, South Australia. RSVP here – https://www.facebook.com/events/432441780637525/

Come join us for the exciting Adelaide book launch of When I Was Clandestine / Cuando Fui Clandestino by Juan Garrido Salgado. The book will be launched by the Honourable Steve Georganas MP in the delightful devoted space of the Chateau Apollo. Musical performances by Chris Finnen, Lenin Marròn & Lazaro Numa. Food & Drinks provided by Roxie’s (Highly recommended. Yummm) Open Mic for bilingual reading throughout the night.

Juan Garrido-Salgado was born in Chile. He was a political prisoner under the Pinochet regime, but now lives in Adelaide (Australia). He has published six books of poetry and many poems in magazines in Chile, Colombia, Spain, USA and Australia. He translated into Spanish M. T. C. Cronin’s Talking to Neruda Questions (Respondiendo a las Preguntas de Neruda) which was published in Chile in 2005 by SAfo Ediciones. And translated a book of indigenous poetry (Mapuche) from Chile with Steve Brock and Sergio Holas published in Australia 2015.

This launch is a part of the World Festival Of Poetry and is a feature of the Bilingual Poetry Reading – Reader of the Month. Supported by Pablo Neruda Cultural Committee SA (Proceeds from the night will go to support Mapuche Political Prisoners in Temuko – Chile)

Tickets
$15/10 – On the door

RSVP and Rochford Press looks forward to seeing you there.

If you can’t make it to the launch you can order copies of When I Was Clandestine / Cuando Fui Clandestino  at https://rochfordpress.com/rochford-press-bookshop/cuando-fui-clandestino-when-i-was-clandestine-by-juan-garrido-salgado/