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Martín Espada
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Espada, Martín, A Mayan Astronomer in Hell's Kitchen, W. W. Norton, 2000.

Espada's most recent collection of poetry continues
his themes of displacement and despair among various
groups of people. Here, he includes a nun staging
a White House vigil to protest her torture and a
man on death row mourning the loss of his books.



———, ed., El Coro: A Chorus of Latino and Latina Poetry, University of Massachusetts Press, 1997.

This is an excellent cross-section of contemporary
Latino and Latina works. Poets range from farm
workers and gang members to a medical doctor and
professional chef.


Ortiz Cofer, Judith, The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry, University of Georgia Press, 1993.

Like Espada, Judith Ortiz Cofer is a first-generation
Puerto Rican poet who grew up in a barrio in an
American city. This is a collection of poems, essays,
and short fiction that discuss Cofer's struggles with
a...



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