The author reads from his compelling collection of poetry, The Splintered Face: Tsunami Poems.
Indran Amirthanayagam was born in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). He is a poet, essayist and translator in English, Spanish and French. His first book, The Elephants of Reckoning won the 1994 Paterson Prize in the United States. His poem Juarez won the Juegos Florales of Guaymas, Mexco in 2006. Amirthanayagam is currently working on a translation of the work of poet Jose Eugenio Sanchez. (wmcduff)