Gary Soto, author of 10 poetry collections, will speak at the Pacific
Branch Library, 501 S. Pacific Ave., at 7 p.m. April 23.
Soto, whose "New and Selected Poems" was a 1995 finalist for the
Los Angeles Times Book Award and the National Book Award, writes
about the lives of Mexican Americans, nature and personal dreams. He
writes poetry, novels and short stories for young readers and adults.
Soto's presentation will be titled "Local News: Poetry and Prose,"
and is presented by the Friends of the Glendale Public Library.
For more information, call 548-3760.