Alberto Rios

Alberto Rios

Alberto Álvaro Ríos is the author of ten books and chapbooks of poetry, three collections of short stories, and a memoir. His books of poems include, most recently, 'The Dangerous Shirt', along with 'The Theater of Night', winner of the 2007 PEN/Beyond Margins Award, 'The Smallest Muscle in the Human Body', finalist for the National Book Award, 'Teodoro Luna's Two Kisses', 'The Lime Orchard Woman', 'The Warrington Poems', 'Five Indiscretions', and 'Whispering to Fool the Wind', which won the Walt Whitman Award. Wikipedia*

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Alberto Rios has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2002 with an average of 169 views per program.

Appearances by Title: Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • National Book Award Finalists Readings

    National Book Award Finalists Readings

    The finalists for the 2002 National Book Awards read selections from their nominated books. Twenty authors from the four nominated categories…

  • Parnassus Awards

    Parnassus Awards

    Mr. Hass talked about his recent work, including a book on Japanese haiku, and the struggle against illiteracy in the U.S.,…

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