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Luis Rodriguez


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19920124

Raised in the barrio of east Los Angeles where he fought with gangs and witnessed bloodshed at an early age, Rodriguez is a poet and editor with his own small press. Rodriguez reads poems and talks about trying to save his own son from gang life.

| Subject Matter: Latino | Interview Year: 1992 | Genre: Poetry |

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Kansas City Literary Events

Jamel Brinkley

Friday, March 22, 2019
Manhattan, Kansas


Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

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.


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.