To Arizona’s first poet laureate, ‘the border is what joins us’
March 19, 2018
Across his life, Alberto Rios has seen enormous changes throughout the U.S.-Mexico border region, and its culture and language have shaped him as a writer. Now as Arizona's first poet laureate, Rios has a platform for his "poems of public purpose" on all that the border means to the everyone on both sides of it. Jeffrey Brown reports.