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Author: Raquel Salas Rivera
Publisher: Beacon Press
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.40h x 5.50w x 0.50d
Booklist 03/01/2022 pg. 8
Publishers Weekly 05/23/2022
Library Journal 07/01/2022 pg. 69
About the Author
Raquel Salas Rivera is a Puerto Rican poet, translator, and editor. His honors include being named the 2018-19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia and receiving the New Voices Award from Puerto Rico's Festival de la Palabra. He is the author of five previous full-length poetry books. His third book, lo terciario/ the tertiary, won the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Poetry and was longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award. His fourth book, while they sleep (under the bed is another country), was longlisted for the 2020 Pen America Open Book Award and was a finalist for CLMP's 2020 Firecracker Award. His fifth book, x/ex/exis, won the inaugural Ambroggio Prize. He currently writes and teaches in Puerto Rico.
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