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Author: Margaret Randall (Translator)

Margaret Randall (Translator) is a poet, essayist, oral historian, translator, photographer and social activist. She lived in Latin America for 23 years (Mexico, Cuba, and Nicaragua). From 1962 to 1969, she and Mexican poet Sergio Mondragón founded and co- edited El Corno Emplumado / The Plumed Horn, a bilingual literary quarterly that published some of the best new work of the decade. Randall's recent titles include As If The Empty Chair / Como Si La Silla Vacia, The Rhizome as a Field of Broken Bones, About Little Charlie Lindbergh and She Becomes Time (Wings Press). Che On My Mind and Haydee Santamaria, Cuban Revolutionary: She Led by Transgression appeared in 2015 and 2016 respectively, and a large bilingual anthology of Cuban poetry, Only The Road / Solo El Camino appeared in 2016, all from Duke University Press. Randall lives in New Mexico with her partner (now wife) of 29 years, the painter Barbara Byers, and travels extensively to read, lecture, and teach.

Contemplacion Contemplation
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Contemplacion Contemplation

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Poetry. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Randall. Winner of Cuba's prestigious National Literary Critic's Prize, 2009. In this book, as in others, Marimón creates unforgettable images in a voice uniquely her own. But her poems are more than i...

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Diapositivas / Transparencies
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Diapositivas / Transparencies

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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Randall. Winner of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba 2016 Julián de Casals Prize for poetry. DIAPOSITIVAS/TRANSPARENCIES is Laura Ruiz Montes' first bilingual poetry colle...

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La Comandante Maya : Rita Valdivia on the 50th Anniversary of the Death in Bolivia of Ernesto Che Guevara
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La Comandante Maya : Rita Valdivia on the 50th Anniversary of the Death in Bolivia of Ernesto Che Guevara

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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Women's Studies. Translated by Margaret Randall. Who was Rita Valdivia? In October 2017, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Che Guevara's death in Bolivia, occasion for tributes throughout the world. Margaret Randa...

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Otros Campos de Belleza Armada / Other Fields of Armed Beauty
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Otros Campos de Belleza Armada / Other Fields of Armed Beauty

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Poetry. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Randall. "Margaret Randall's splendid translation of Cuban poet Reynaldo García Blanco's fine collection does what translation aspires to do. It gives North American readers access to a social vision a...

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To Have Been There Then: Memories of Cuba, 1969-1983
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To Have Been There Then: Memories of Cuba, 1969-1983

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Literary Nonfiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Memoir. History and Politics. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Randall. "Gregory Randall has done it: written a captivating, ethically humane, and inspirational memoir of growing up in revolutionary...

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trillos / precipicios / concurrencias - pathways / precipices / spectators
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trillos / precipicios / concurrencias - pathways / precipices / spectators

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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Randall. Edited by Susan Gardner. "In these poems we accompany the man to distant cities and into his own island history. His lines are crafted in layers of look...

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