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Victor Hernandez Cruz

Poetry Fiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19950327

In RED BEANS, Cruz's poetry and prose evoke the history of his native Puerto Rico from the perspective of one who spends much of his life on the American mainland. Cruz talks about his crusade to demonstrate the mixing of Spanish and English.

| Subject Matter: Latino | Interview Year: 1995 | Genre: Poetry Fiction |

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New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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