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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. In BORN IN THE CAVITY OF SUNSETS, poet Michael Luis Medrano shows us life in Fresno, California, a city where one can never see the actual moment when the sun slips beyond the horizon because too many buildings block the view. The picture he paints is not always pretty. In edgy, sometimes angry verse, Medrano reveals a world of shadow and sacrifice. Never shying away from grim detail, he describes resentment, frustration, struggle, violence, and grief. But he also shows us light, hope, and humor with a wry and refreshing voice. Through it all, he remains sincere and versatile, letting the reader absorb intense emotion, from writhing agony to tender joy. BORN IN THE CAVITY OF SUNSETS is poetry for the people, from the initiated and well versed to the beginner who is just discovering the magic of a well-turned phrase.

About the Author

Michael Medrano was born and raised in Fresno, California, the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He has performed his work at Stanford University, The Loft in Minneapolis, and the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is a part-time educator and is working on a novel and a second volume of poetry. He is the host of P`akatelas, a poetry/prose interview and book review program on KFCF 88.1 FM in Fresno's Tower District.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931010665
Author:
Medrano, Michael Luis
Publisher:
Bilingual Review Press (AZ)
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.47x7.29x.25 in. .26 lbs.

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