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Poets at the Border


Poets Margaree Little and Lawrence Welsh look again, really look, at the border between Mexico and the United States.


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Margaree Little

Margaree Little's debut collection, "Rest," emerged out of her work with a humanitarian aid organization on the U.S./Mexico border from 2009-2011. In 2010, Little was with a group of volunteers who found the unidentified remains of a man who had died while trying to cross....

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Lawrence Welsh

Lawrence Welsh's twelfth book of poetry, "Cutting the Wire: Photographs and Poetry from the U.S.-Mexico Border," was published in 2018 by the University of New Mexico Press. It's a collaboration with Ray Gonzalez and Bruce Berman....

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