Mago Gilson was born in Chiapas, Mexico as Margarita Moreno Zarate. She grew up in Boyeros, a town between Texcoco City and the University of Chapingo. In Chapingo she met her husband Jack Gilson, her English teacher. They moved to USA where Gilson decided became an excellent teacher and was recognized by the President of USA. Now retired, Gilson remains active playing her guitar, singing, dancing, and writing poetry.
Featured reader begins at 7:00 and the open mic will directly follow. Our hosts, the Ike Box, feature a wide variety of beverages and snack options!
The Ike Box is located at 229 Cottage St NE in Salem, at the intersection of Chemawa and Cottage.