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Split This Rock Interviews Freedom Plow Finalist Francisco Aragón April 5, 2017: As you might recall, last week we mentioned Split This Rock’s interview with 2017 Freedom Plow recipient, Christopher Soto, on its blog, Blog This Rock. This week, Blog This Rock presents [...] by

‘Migration is inevitable’: Marcelo Hernández Castillo at Letras Latinas March 2, 2017: As we mentioned in December, twenty non-profit organizations have formed a poetry coalition whose aim is to promote poetry in the culture. The first issue to be addressed: Migration. Yesterday at [...] by

Searching for Tía Harriet September 30, 2016: Every once in a while I’ll hear a Latinx poet on social media describe getting published in Poetry as a dream come true. Invariably I’ll roll my inner eye. Sure, I get the prestige and the fact [...] by

Reading List: March 2016 March 16, 2016: The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the March 2016 issue share some books that held their interest. Francisco Aragón Christopher [...] by

A Lesson in Mentorship and Generosity: Francisco X. Alarcón, 1954-2016 January 15, 2016: At Letras Latinas, Francisco Aragón writes about the life, work, and friendship of Francisco X. Alarcón, who we’ve been told died this morning after a battle with cancer. Aragón, as he was [...] by

Poets Personally Reflect on the Appointment of Juan Felipe Herrera as U.S. Poet Laureate July 6, 2015: At the Los Angeles Review of Books, poets Rigoberto González, Sandra Cisneros, Eduardo C. Corral, Francisco Aragón, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Tim Z. Hernandez, and Brenda Cárdenas reflect on the [...] by

Juan Felipe Herrera Named US Poet Laureate June 10, 2015: We awoke this morning to the glorious news that Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next US poet laureate. We can’t imagine anyone better suited for the job. Herrera recently served as [...] by

Letras Latinas Presents ire’ne lara silva in Conversation with elena minor May 20, 2014: At Letras Latinas, Macondista and CantoMundista and Premio Aztlán Winner, ire’ne lara silva, interviews elena minor. minor is the author of TITULADA: the second installment of Noemi Press’ [...] by

In Response to Smithsonian Exhibition, “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” Letras Latinas Launches “PINTURA:PALABRA” March 7, 2014: Several weeks ago, 13 poets from Washington D.C. and across the United States converged at the nation’s capital to participate in an ekphrastic poetry workshop and an opportunity to write [...] by

Latino Art and Ekphrasis November 26, 2013: In February, I’ll be spending a couple of days in DC at the Smithsonian American Art Museum to check out “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” the exhibition behind “PINTURA: [...] by