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Author: Rosa Alcala

Rosa Alcalá is the author of MYOTHER TONGUE (Futurepoem, 2017), THE LUST OF UNSENTIMENTAL WATERS (Shearsman Books, 2012) and UNDOCUMENTARIES (Shearsman Books, 2010), and two chapbooks, Some Maritime Disasters This Century (Belladonna*, 2003) and Undocumentary (Dos Press, 2008). Her work appears in the anthology The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (University of Arizona Press, 2007), and in journals such as Mandorla, CHAIN, Barrow Street, Tarpaulin Sky, and The Brooklyn Rail. Alcalá has also translated poetry by Cecilia Vicuña, Lourdes Vázquez, and Lila Zemborain, among others. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Brown University, and a PhD in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Born and raised in Paterson, NJ, she currently resides in El Paso, Texas, where she teaches in the Department of Creative Writing and Bilingual MFA Program at the University of Texas at El Paso.

The Lust of Unsentimental Waters
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The Lust of Unsentimental Waters

Shearsman Books

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. "Rosa Alcalá's poems dwell in the liminal space between the personal and the political—poems built on the idea that 'the world exists,' and that work to define the metaphysical and ephemeral architectures of origin, mi...

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MyOTHER TONGUE
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MyOTHER TONGUE

Futurepoem

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Women's Studies. "How do we trace shifts of home or syllable, the history of becoming in language? We show what's passed on with the mother-milk, the blood-words, pushed from the body onto the page. That's what these p...

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Undocumentaries
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Undocumentaries

Shearsman Books

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. "If poetic episodes can act as gauges of social role-playing and role-disruption, what might lie 'outside' the roles 'we' 'inhabit?' What remains undocumented, but hardly silent? What are the sensed and projected trace...

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