Rosa Alcala

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Rosa Alcalá is the author of three books of poetry, most recently MyOTHER TONGUE (Futurepoem, 2017). Her poems appear in numerous anthologies and journals, including Best American Poetry 2019, American Poets in the 21st Century: Poetics of Social Engagement, The Nation, and American Poetry Review. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship, and runner-up for a PEN Translation Award, she is the editor and co-translator of New & Selected Poems of Cecilia Vicuñ(Kelsey Street Press, 2018). She is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she teaches in its Bilingual MFA Program. More about her here: https://www.rosaalcala.com/

 

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