Writers Read Presents

Karla Cordero

poet, educator, and performance artist

How to Pull Apart the Earth


Preceded by open mic for original poetry and prose

Date: Tuesday, January 14, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Fallbrook Library, 124 S Mission, Fallbrook

Karla Cordero will read from her poetry collection, How to Pull Apart the Earth (NOT A CULT, 2018), which was recognized as a 2019 San Diego Book Award winner and finalist for the 2019 International Book Awards.

A descendant of the Chichimeca peoples from Northern Mexico, Karla is a Chicana poet, educator, and activist, raised along the borderlands of Calexico, California. She is a two-time Pushcart nominee and was offered fellowships from VONA, Macondo, The Loft Literary Center, CantoMundo, and Pink Door Retreat.

Karla teaches creative writing and composition at San Diego City College and MiraCosta College, and she is the author of the chapbook, Grasshoppers Before Gods (Dancing Girl Press, 2016).

How to Pull Apart the Earth will be available for sale and signing.

For more information, contact K-B Gressitt at kbgressitt@gmail.com or 760-522-1064.