New Mexico poetry renaissance

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Red Crane Books, Oct 1, 1994 - Poetry - 224 pages
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New Mexico is one of those magical places that draws people and connects them with their souls. This book includes forty of New Mexico's finest contemporary poets from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds who share common concerns -- the landscapes of New Mexico, the depth of its people, and the complexity of its history. Each poet is presented by a selection of his or her work, a biography, and a photograph. This book is a collection from New Mexico poets who have lived and worked in New Mexico for a substantial amount of time and whose work reflects their love of this place. It includes such well-known names as Denise Chavez, Margaret Randall, Ana Castillo, Judson Crews, and Jimmy Santiago Baca.

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Sharon Niederman is the author of "The Santa Fe & Taos Book: Great Destinations, Return to Abo", and numerous articles and publications about the history, cuisine, music, architecture, and culture of New Mexico. She lives in Albuquerque, NM.

Miriam Sagan is the author of over twenty books, including her most recent collection of poetry, "Rag Trade", and a memoir, "Searching for a Mustard Seed: A Young Widow's Unconventional Story." She is an assistant professor in creative writing and advises the literary magazine at Santa Fe Community College.

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