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    J. Michael Martinez was born in Greeley, Colorado. He earned his BA from the University of Northern Colorado and his...

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    By J. Michael Martinez

    When she was seven, my grandmother suffered from fever and swollen glands. The doctors believed her tonsils were inflamed, that...

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    By J. Michael Martinez

    Jasmine garlands thin              for the rib’s cartilage ring. The heart shudders with pure mission.                                                          She spreads                                                          & knows herself as...

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    By J. Michael Martinez

    i.               the positing of space, corporeal history medium of my body bent to narrow rivers,          touching of the touch                            commits totem to shape:           ...

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    By J. Michael Martinez

                as the meat             within the shell as the shell before the caw a bleached weed             a fig dusted to sweet...

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    By J. Michael Martinez

    Electronic literature continues to be an invigorating and compelling branch of contemporary poetics.  If you are unfamiliar with Electronic Literature,...

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    By J. Michael Martinez

    “Hegemony is like a pillow: it absorbs blows and so sooner or later the would-be assailant will find it comfortable...

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    By J. Michael Martinez

    In the spirit of the times, here is my attempt to be "contemporary." However, even after any number of times...

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    By J. Michael Martinez

    "I have a confession to make: I'm a little frightened. For I don't know where my freedom will lead me....

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    By Rigoberto González

    Some trivia: In 1981, Alberto Ríos won the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets. This first-book prize...

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    By The Editors
    Exploring Latin@ American poetry and culture.

      In his introduction to El Coro: A Chorus of Latino and Latina Poetry (1997), Martín Espada wrote, “The common expectation...

  • Press Release
    The Poetry Foundation celebrates the 2nd season of podcast and radio series with a live event

    CHICAGO–The Poetry Foundation and WFMT Radio Network have teamed up to create PoetryNow, a weekly four-minute radio series and podcast featuring...

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    By Javier Huerta

    THURSDAY FEBRUARY 128:00a.m. R100. Conference Registration. Attendees who have registered in advance may pick up their registration materials at...

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    By J. Michael Martinez

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    By Javier Huerta

    AWP Annual Conference, April 7-10, 2010, Denver, ColoradoSelect Events featuring Poets & Writers from the Chicano/Latino Literary Community>> Thursday, April...

  • Blog
    By Craig Santos Perez

    One journal I'm particularly excited about is Breach. The editor of the current issue, J. Michael Martinez, was kind enough...

  • Blog
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the May issue share a...

  • Blog
    By Harriet Staff

    Installment 4 of Latino/a Poetry Now, at Poetry Society of America, features J. Michael Martínez, Carmen Giménez Smith, Roberto Tejada;...

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    By Harriet Staff

    We'll close out the day by pointing you over to the University of Notre Dame's Institute for Latino Studies's Letras...

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    By Harriet Staff

    Yesterday the Poetry Foundation and the WFMT Radio Network released Tyehimba Jess's "Sissiereta Jones," the first episode of the second...

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