Posts Tagged: Rigoberto Gonzales

The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Laurie Jean Cannady

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The author of the new memoir Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul talks about growing up impoverished, abused, and in love with words.

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Notable NYC: 4/25–5/1

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Saturday 4/25: Cassandra Seltman, Ian Hatcher, and Clare Nazarena Tascio celebrate the release of Seltman’s poetry volume Palimpset: Down. Mellow Pages, 7 p.m., free. Ronaldo V. Wilson and Renée Green join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 4/26: CLMP hosts the annual Lit Mag Fair. Discounted literary magazines and some editors will […]

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National Poetry Month Day 12: “My First Male-to-Male Kiss” by Rigoberto González

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My First Male-to-Male Kiss ______was on Mexican TV. In the 80s. Believe me. Like my cousin Mari, I too wished I could be Érika Buenfil, her blonde locks so close to René of the dark pompadour that looked like a cliff where so many broken hearts took their final leap. Equis-eh-tú he always yelled at […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Hi everyone. I sort of took today off along with everyone else here at The Rumpus, but there was a lot of good stuff in the po-world this week and I wanted to pass it along. For starters, Memorious launched their blog today, and their first official post is “what books we’re looking forward to […]

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