Books, Latino culture, poetry, poets, Writing

Singing At The Gates: Selected Poems

Jimmy Santiago Baca, an award-winning writer and poet (National Endowment of Poetry Award) does it again. Singing At The Gates is a collection of new and previously published poems that reflect back over four decades of Baca’s life. This selection of poems includes his early work as a budding poet, written while he was 18 years old… Continue reading Singing At The Gates: Selected Poems

AROHO, poetry, Writing, writing retreats

Writing on the Edge

Five days after returning from the AROHO writers retreat at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico I still have many memories swirling through my mind . One such memory is particularly embedded in my skin. I have 12 itchy scabs from 12 mosquito bites despite the mosquito repellant and itch cream. On the second day of… Continue reading Writing on the Edge