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Taller PR in Philly presents author Rick Kearns of 'The Body of My Isla'

Meet the Author Series on January 31 presents award-winning writer, poet and musician Rick Kearns-Morales with his collection of poetry "The Body of My Isla." The collection published in 2007 deals with the author’s Puerto Rican heritage and identity. This event is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From the author's bio: Rick Kearns, aka Rick Kearns-Morales is a poet, freelance writer and musician of Puerto Rican and European background based in Harrisburg, Pa. As a journalist Kearns has written for daily, weekly and monthly news publications since 1986. In the last decade his work has focused on Latino and Native American issues. In 1998 he won Best Interview of the Year from the National Federation of Hispanic Owned Newspapers for his interview with Manuel Rodriguez Orellana, spokesman for the Puerto Rican Independence Party. Since 1999, his articles have appeared in national magazines and newspapers such as Hispanic, Native Peoples, Native Americas. Since February 2006,