Poetry. In reading this vast new collection by the prolific Iván Argüelles, written in ten months straddling 2017 and 2018, we participate in a universal mind with an oceanic breadth and impact unique in American poetry, rich with history, myth, vision, soul and sound.
Innovative and prolific Mexican-American poet, Iván Argüelles, is the author of many books and chapbooks of poetry. His collection, Looking for Mary Lou, won the 1989 William Carlos Wiliams Award from the Poetry Society of America. In 2013, he received a lifetime Achievement Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. A retired librarian, he has resided in Berkeley since 1978. He is the identical twin of New Age Prophet José Argüelles (d. 2011). Iván's latest books are THE SHAPE OF AIR: FRAGMENTS (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2020), THE RUDIMENTS OF POETRY: NEW POEMS 2017-2018 (Sagging Meniscus Press, 2020), TWILIGHT CANTOS (Luna Bistone Prods, 2019), CIEN SONETOS (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2019), and LAGARTO DE MI CORAZÓN (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2018).Author City: BERKELEY, CA USA