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What Saves Us

Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump

What Saves Us( )
Editor: Espada, Martín
Contribution by: Alvarez, Julia
Anderson, Doug
Ayala, Naomi
Balthaser, Benjamin
Bates, Sean
Beatty, Jan
Betts, Tara
Blanco, Richard
Campo, Rafael
Cassells, Cyrus
Charara, Hayan
Chen, Chen
Clements, Brian
Daniels, Jim
Dawes, Kwame
DeNiord, Chard
Oka, Cynthia Dewi
DiStefano, Dante
Engle, Kathy
Evans, George
Faizullah, Tarfia
Forché, Carolyn
Frohman, Denice
Georges, Danielle Legros
Girmay, Aracelis
Goring, Ruth
Grabowski, Adam
Guerrero, Laurie Anne
Hamill, Sam
Hazo, Samuel
Herrera, Juan Felipe
Hirshfield, Jane
Everett, Hoagland
Joseph, Lawrence
Komunyakaa, Yusef
Laux, Dorianne
Mariani, Paul
Martínez, Demetria
Pompa, Paul Martínez
Marzán, Julio
Gillan, Maria Mazziotti
McConnell, Marty
McGrath, Leslie
Michelson, Richard
Miller, E. Ethelbert
Moon, Kamilah Aisha
Mura, David
Murillo, John
Nazos, Maria
Nelson, Marilyn
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Ostriker, Alicia Suskin
Perdomo, Willie
Peréz, Emmy
Piercy, Marge
Pimentel, Sasha
Pinsky, Robert
Ramírez, Gabriel
Resto, Luivette
Robles-Alvarado, Peggy
Rodríguez, Luis J.
Root, William Pitt
Rosal, Patrick
Ross, Joseph
Samaras, Nicholas
Sanabria, Ruth Irupé
Schmidt, Lauren
Seibles, Tim
Seluja, Katherine DiBella
Share, Don
Smith, Patricia
Soto, Gary
Turcotte, Mark
Turner, Brian
Twichell, Chase
Uschuk, Pamela
Velasquez, Elisabet
Villar, Richard
Vuong, Ocean
Wallace, George
Weaver, Afaa M.
Wilner, Eleanor
Zamora, Daisy
Smith, Danez
Alexander, Elizabeth
Castillo, Marcelo Hernández
Hall, Donald
Osbey, Brenda Marie
Maldonado, Ricardo Alberto
Weigl, Bruce
Publication Date:Oct 2019
Publisher:Curbstone Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

This is an anthology of poems in the Age of Trump--and much more than Trump. These are poems that either embody or express a sense of empathy or outrage, both prior to and following his election, since it is empathy the president lacks and outrage he provokes. There is an extraordinary diversity of voices here. The ninety-three poets featured include Elizabeth Alexander, Julia Alvarez, Richard Blanco, Carolyn Forché, Aracelis Girmay, Donald Hall, Juan Felipe...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.9 Inches
Author Biography
Julia Alvarez was born in New York City on March 27, 1950 and was raised in the Dominican Republic. Before becoming a full-time writer, she traveled across the country with poetry-in-the-schools programs and then taught at the high school level and the college level. In 1991, she earned tenure at Middlebury College and published her first book How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent, which won the PEN Oakland/Jefferson Miles Award for excellence in 1991. Her other works include In the Time of the Butterflies, The Other Side of El Otro Lado, and Once upon a Quinceañera: Coming of Age in the USA.


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