Dr. Melissa Castillo Planas is a poet, author, and professor of Latino literature and culture at Lehman College
On the love of money in the time of the coronavirus pandemic
Hector chats with Anonymous BCuz, a rapper and the author of ‘Burn,’ an account of the ten years she says she was the target and victim of a sex-slavery cult in Hector’s home town.
Hudson, the latest book of poetry by Xánath Caraza, is the literal version of a sealed jar preserving the power and beauty of the Hudson’s sacred waters.
A long chat with Gabriel H. Sanchez, editor and publisher of The Raving Press out of Mission, Texas.
Xánath Caraza’s ‘Sin preámbulos/Without Preamble.’ Translated by Sandra Kingery and published by Spartan Press
Sometimes, in special times and places, art is merely a giant middle finger raised against ugliness.
In ‘Lágrima roja,’ Xánath Caraza attempts to capture the terrible beauty of Mexico with words.