Posted by Dante Distefano on December 16, 2019 at 07:29 AM in Book Recommendations, Dante Di Stefano, Feature, Guest Bloggers, Latina/o Poets, Poems | Permalink Alan Pelaez Lopez has argued that the “X” in “Latinx” signifies an historical wound rather than a rhetorical trend. Leslie McGrath’s “Rage Bracelet” uproots the deeply ingrained nightmare logic of patriarchy: “every landscape wants a shadow / every abbatoir a drain.” Luivette Resto’s two poems uproot the fears connected with motherhood in a misogynistic and racist culture. However, his essay on the Mexican psyche, The Labyrinth of Solitude, is definitely a must. She was a recipient and judge of a Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a recipient and advisor of the Kellogg National Leadership Fellowships. 4- Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695): One of the most important and renowned poets in Mexico, if not the world, Juana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez (her real name) was born in the village of San Miguel Nepantla in 1651. "everybody in general" was previously published in the Brooklyn Rail. Famous Mexican Poets - Famous Poets from Mexico. "Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live: Poetry & the Body" is the second annual offering of the Poetry Coalition -- more than twenty organizations nationwide dedicated to working together to promote the value poets bring to our culture and communities, as well as the important contributions poetry makes in the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds. Her poetry collection The Inheritance of Haunting (University of Notre Dame Press, 2019) was selected by Ada Limón for the 2018 Letras Latinas Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize. | Find a better woman,then lose five friends chasing her. Posted by Emma Trelles on March 31, 2018 at 08:09 PM in Emma Trelles, Feature, Latina/o Poets, Poems | Permalink Do you understand? We sing like this for daysuntil our throats are torn with singing. 3- Jaime Sabines (1926-1999): This poet from the Mexican state of Chiapas had been studying medicine when he realized literature was his true passion. All from Mexico Aguifreda Bay Cala De Aiguafreda. His work dwells on the problems and social realities of his time, though life and death are also recurrent themes. They are often filled with butterflies and honey bees. "Your skin," you say, touching this, touching that,"is too light, too bright. Irene Cuevas Rod Follow. He sounds likeyour dead uncle, who, before he left, lost a legto sugar. He keeps    a steely eye on them, mocks the too cheery    colors of their homes, too small and too close    to his own, painted white, with room to spare. Karankawa, her debut collection, won the 2014 AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry and is available through the University of Pittsburgh Press. My father said…survivingone thing means another comes & kills you.He’s dead, & so, I trust him. Her first collection The Pink Box was published by Willow Books & was longlisted for a PEN award. 10- Mónica Nepote (1970- ): Born in Guadalajara, this woman speaks from the body, although not always her own. My father taught me how. Recent work can be found in The Baffler, Acentos Journal, Kweli Journal, Red Fez, Short Plays on Reproductive Freedom, and Celebrating Twenty Years of Black Girlhood: The Lauryn Hill Reader. Variations on a Theme by Elizabeth Bishop. We were before language, languagewas & was not history, she did not hold the memoryof beating before or after, body at ease, arms notakimbo but almost in a holding. I remember the day your daughter was born, dear brother, and you had to fill out a form, chooseBlack or White. It would begin innocently enough, his arm draped across a bench at the mall, my mother shopping. the harshness of winter returns, a jealous lover at my cheek. Lauren Marie Schmidt’s “The Social Worker’s Advice” uproots the hardheartedness of institutionalized mercy, arguing for an empathy that bears neck to fang. You're embarrassed.You see too many similarities with the soup spoons. 7. Photo: Taken from Mónica Nepote's Facebook profile, Copyright © Todos los derechos reservados | EL UNIVERSAL, Compañía Periodística Nacional. A waist strangled into a waist: el número ocho, la guitarra. He is an associate professor at the University of South Carolina where he teaches poetry and Latinx literature.

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