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Poet, Publisher Carmen Giménez Smith in the Spotlight at NBC News October 26, 2016: Poet, journalist, and memoirist Rigoberto González interviews Carmen Giménez Smith for NBC News’s Latinx Channel. “Her verse has been widely celebrated for its lyrical and political [...] 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

Letras Latinas Announces Winners of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize and Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize April 8, 2016: This just in! Letras Latinas announces the winners of two extraordinary contests: Felicia Zamora is winner of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize, judged by Edwin Torres, and Joe Jiménez is winner [...] by

‘It’s the poet’s duty to show the way’: Rigoberto González Praises Martín Espada’s Tribute to His Father and Labor History, Vivas to Those Who Have Failed March 8, 2016: Poet Rigoberto González draws NBC News audiences’s attention to a new collection by Martín Espada, Vivas to Those Who Have Failed, which pays tribute to his father, a labor rights activist [...] by

Rigoberto González Considers Books by Ada Límon, Kyle Dargan, & Quan Barry July 22, 2015: Rigoberto González considers the “mid-career poet,” defined loosely: “The expectation is that four published poetry books provides enough material to establish a reputation, a [...] 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

Proof of Citizenship Not Required: Letras Latinas’s Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize & Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize February 13, 2015: On the heels of the Undocupoets recent efforts to end citizen-based discrimination, Letras Latinas announces that its two poetry prizes, the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize and the Letras Latinas/Red [...] by

Rigoberto González Lectures at the Library of Congress August 7, 2014: We’ll close out the day by pointing you over to the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies’s Letras Latinas blog for this lecture by Rigoberto González, [...] by

LAMBDA Winners Are…ANA BOZICEVIC & RIGOBERTO GONZALEZ! June 3, 2014: The 26th Annual LAMBDA Literary Awards were held last night in New York City, and to our delight, drumroll: The winner for Best Lesbian Poetry is Ana Božičević, for her book Rise in the Fall [...] by

Rigoberto González on Three Poetry Contests that Seek to Remedy May 17, 2013: The Los Angeles Review of Books has Rigoberto González discussing the merits of the poetry contest within the context of a more diverse literary landscape–the winners of three contests in [...] by