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Author: Raquel Salas Rivera

Raquel Salas Rivera is the 2018-19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. They are the inaugural recipient of the Ambroggio Prize and the Laureate Fellowship, both from the Academy of American Poets. They are also the author of six chapbooks and five full-length poetry books. Their fourth book, LO TERCIARIO/THE TERTIARY, was on the 2018 National Book Award Longlist and won the 2018 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Poetry. Their fifth book, WHILE THEY SLEEP (UNDER THE BED IS ANOTHER COUNTRY), was published by Birds, LLC in 2019. They received their PhD in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory from the University of Pennsylvania. Raquel loves and lives for Puerto Rico, Philadelphia, and a world free of white supremacy.

elegía/elegy

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elegía/elegy

Anomalous Press

Poetry. Latinx Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. Bilingual Edition. ELEGÍA/ELEGY is baptized by queer loss and losing. Each section deifies lost cuir/queer loves, closing the distance between deity (queer icon) and fam. The book delves into the (im)possibil...

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lo terciario / the tertiary (2nd Edition)
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lo terciario / the tertiary (2nd Edition)

Noemi Press

Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. Written in response to the PROMESA bill (Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act) Bill, LO TERCIARIO / THE TERTIARY offers a decolonial queer critique and reconsideration of Marx. The book's title comes...

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while they sleep (under the bed is another country)
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while they sleep (under the bed is another country)

Birds, LLC

Poetry. Latinx Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. WHILE THEY SLEEP (UNDER THE BED IS ANOTHER COUNTRY) refuses to sweep up the shards of Hurricane María’s aftermath. Written in dialogic fragments and interspersed with prose poems reflecting on the lasting imp...

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