Salinas is on his way

It’s Luis Omar Salinas’ birthday—a good day to read his poems out loud. Salinas was a Texas poet born in Robstown in 1937 and is considered one of the founding fathers of Chicano poetry. Here’s one from Afternoon of the Unreal. Salinas online Sometimes Mysteriously My Father is a Simple Man Philip Levine in 2003 […]

The Canción Cannibal Cabaret

Here with Juan, Amalia Leticia Ortiz & Kip Austin Hinton—going over the final edits for THE CANCIÓN CANNIBAL CABARET. Happy to be working on this project & can’t wait to see this beautiful book in print. Amalia Ortiz‘s The Canción Cannibal Cabaret is a collection of post-apocalyptic prose poems and poem songs “cannibalizing” knowledge from […]