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Latino/a Poets Roundtable

Discussions on Latinx poetry in the 21st Century.

Introduction to Latino/a Poets Roundtable

At its core, Latino literature is about the tension between double attachments to place, to language, and to identity.

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Latino/a Poets Roundtable, part one

A roundtable conversation with poets Maria Melendez, Raina Leon, Hope Maxwell Snyder, Albino Carrillo, Felicia Gonzalez, Mark Smith-Soto, Blas Falconer, Juan Morales, Roberto Tejada, Emma Trelles, and elena minor.

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Latino/a Poets Roundtable, part two

Part two of a roundtable conversation with poets Maria Melendez, Raina Leon, Hope Maxwell Snyder, Mark Smith-Soto, Juan Morales, Roberto Tejada, Emma Trelles, and elena minor.

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Latino/a Poets Roundtable, part three: Xochiquetzal Candelaria, Lorena Duarte and Rigoberto González

A conversation with poets Xochiquetzal Candelaria, Lorena Duarte, and Rigoberto González, moderated by Lauro Vazquez, and with introductory remarks by Francisco Aragón.

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Latino/a Poets Roundtable, part four: J. Michael Martínez, Carmen Giménez Smith, and Roberto Tejada

A conversation with J. Michael Martínez, Carmen Giménez Smith, and Roberto Tejada, moderated by Francisco Aragón.

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Latino/a Poets Roundtable, part five: Blas Falconer, Maria Melendez, Raina J. León, and John Murillo

A conversation with poets Blas Falconer, Maria Melendez, Raina J. León, and John Murillo, moderated by Lauren Espinoza, and with introductory remarks by Francisco Aragón.

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Latino/a Poetry Now: William Archila and Ruth Irupé Sanabria

Installment two of "Latino/a Poetry Now" offers readers a glimpse of how Argentina and El Salvador have left their mark in the work of two young American poets. And yet, in the end, it is the English language that plays a crucial role in these nuanced landscapes, as you'll soon read in the words of William Archila and Ruth Irupé Sanabria.

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Latino/a Poetry Now: Rosa Alcalá, Eduardo C. Corral, and Aracelis Girmay discuss their art

A conversation with poets Rosa Alcalá, Eduardo C. Corral, and Aracelis Girmay, moderated by Maria Melendez, with introductory remarks by Francisco Aragón.

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