Our next Letter in the Mail is from Christopher Soto!
Poet Marcelo Hernandez Castillo discusses his debut memoir, CHILDREN OF THE LAND.
Tags: Anne Carson, Cenzontle, Children of the Land, deportation, Green Card, ice, immigration, Jessica Wilbanks, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, memoir, memory, memory loss, Mexican-American, Mexico, poems, poetry, surveillance, symbolism, trauma, Undocupoets
The organizers of Writers for Migrant Justice suggest books to read ahead of tomorrow’s events.
Tags: Al Norte, Alan Pelaez Lopez, Aline Mello, Anni Liu, Barbara Jane Reyes, Bhanu Kapil, border crisis, Cenzontle, Christopher Soto, Dear America, driving without a license, Esther Lin, For Colored Boys Who Speak Softly, Frankie Concepcion, immigrants, Invocation to Daughters, Jan-Henry Gray, Janine Joseph, Javier O. Huerta, Javier Zamora, Jesus I. Valles, Jose Antonio Vargas, Juan Rodriguez, León Salvatierra, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, migrant, Some Clarifications y Otros Poemas, Sonia Guiñansaca, The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers, Undocupoets, Writers for Migrant Justice, Yosimar Reyes, Yujane C.
Dear Aimee, So the latest thing (why is there always a latest thing) is that a white man used a Chinese name to submit poems that were then chosen for Prairie Schooner and then included in Best American Poetry 2015 which of course has a lovely poem of yours in it too! Your first appearance, you said. The scandal no one […]
Tags: Aimee Nezhukumatathil, american poetry review, awp, Best American Poetry, Cave Canem, Kazim Ali, Kundiman, Lambda Literary Foundation, Michael David Hudson, Mongrel Coalition Against GringPo, Prairie Schooner, The Mongrel Coalition Against GringPo, Undocupoets, VIDA, VONA, Yi-Fen Chou