Remake of Me the Sickle for Thy Grain
MARTÍN ESPADA has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist, and translator. His forthcoming book of poems is called Floaters. Other collections of poems include Vivas to Those Who Have Failed (2016), The Trouble Ball (2011), The Republic of Poetry (2006), and Alabanza (2003). He is the editor of What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump (2019). His honors include the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Shelley Memorial Award, an Academy of American Poets Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His book of essays, Zapata’s Disciple (1998), was banned in Tucson as part of the Mexican-American Studies Program outlawed by the state of Arizona. A former tenant lawyer, Espada is a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst.
Martín Espada; Remake of Me the Sickle for Thy Grain. Labor 1 March 2021; 18 (1): 4–5. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15476715-8767290
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