Astillas de Luz

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Tia Chucha Press, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 136 pages
This bilingual anthology presents the work of twenty-one poets in Chicago's thriving literary community whose cultural and linguistic heritages are rooted in Latin America and Spain. The poems collected here are dazzling and unpredictable, forming an iridescent mosaic that transcends language, borders, and boundaries.

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Olivia Maciel resides in Chicago, where she is a lecturer in Spanish and Latin American literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is the author of M"as salado que dulce / Saltier than Sweet," "Luna de cal / Limestone Moon," and "Filigrana encendida / Filigree of Light," as well as editor of the poetry anthology "Astillas de luz / Shards of Light," She is the recipient of the Jose Marti Literary Award and most recently of ForeWord's Magazine Silver Award for Filigree of Light in 2002. Kelly Austin is assistant professor of Spanish literature at the University of Chicago.

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