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Siren Song, or, The Open Veins of Latin America April 15, 2015: When I opened my eyes Ursa Major was rearing up, or standing on her head upon the brightening horizon, just beyond my windowpane, just a few steps beyond my right eye. & late in the wee hours the [...] by

Alberto Ríos Talks to NBC Latino About Life on the U.S./Mexico Border August 28, 2013: NBC Latino spoke to new Arizona Poet Laureate, Alberto Ríos, about his multicultural identity and growing up on the U.S./Mexico border. “It’s been a wild ride so far,” says Rios about his [...] by

Alberto Ríos Shines in the Copper State August 19, 2013: The Arizona Commission on the Arts just announced that Alberto Ríos will serve as the state’s first poet laureate. As the press release reads: In partnership with the Office of the Governor, [...] by

Poems for transforming sorrow January 14, 2011: The University of Arizona Poetry Center has posted three poems that represent why “people turn to poetry in times of crisis.” Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin, whose poem To the New Year [...] by