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Gloria Vando

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19930528

Vando's poems often deal with her childhood, growing up Puerto Rican in New York, the daughter of a well-known night club performer. Vando reads from her first collection of poetry, PROMESAS: GEOGRAPHY OF THE IMPOSSIBLE.

| Subject Matter: Latina | Interview Year: 1993 | Genre: Poetry |

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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.

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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.