Synopses & Reviews
Poems in English and Spanish that discuss what it means to be Puerto Rican in the United States today.
"Astonishingly bold young poet." -- New York Times Book Reviews
"Espada is a responsible and caring poet with a talent that equals his task." -- Gary Soto, Small Press
"His poems are, by turns, ferocious, tender, ardently political or touching biographical." -- Christian Science Moniter
About the Author
Martín Espada (born 1957) is a Latino poet, and professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he teaches poetry. Puerto Rico has frequently been featured as a theme in his poems.