Synopses & Reviews
In his eighth collection of poems, Martín Espada celebrates the power of poetry itself. is a place of odes and elegies, collective memory and hidden history, miraculous happenings and redemptive justice. Here poets return from the dead, visit in dreams, even rent a helicopter to drop poems on bookmarks.
The eighth collection by "the Pablo Neruda of North American authors" (Sandra Cisneros) was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.
The eighth collection by "the PabloNeruda of North American authors" (SandraCisneros) was a finalist for the 2007 PulitzerPrize.
About the Author
Martín Espada has received a Shelley Memorial Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, among other honors. A professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Espada lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.