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Carmen Giménez Smith

Carmen Giménez Smith is a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow and the author of a memoir and six poetry collections, including "Be Recorder," which was recently long-listed for the National Book Award.

Her other poetry collections include "Cruel Futures," "Milk and Filth," a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and "Goodbye, Flicker," winner of the Juniper Prize for Poetry. She is the author of the memoir, "Bring Down the Little Birds: On Mothering, Art, Work, and Everything Else," which received an American Book Award. She also co-edited "Angels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ Writing."

Giménez Smith is chair of the planning committee for CantoMundo and is the publisher of Noemi Press. A professor of English at Virginia Tech, she is also a poetry editor of The Nation with Stephanie Burt.

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Be Recorder
Graywolf Press
August 2019
ISBN 9781555978488
88 pages
$16.00, INSTORE
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Carmen Giménez Smith dares to demand renewal for a world made unrecognizable Be Recorder offers readers a blazing way forward into an as yet unmade world. More/less

Cruel Futures
City Lights
November 2017
ISBN 9780872867581
88 pages
$15.95, INSTORE
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A Latina feminist State of the Union address at the intersection of pop culture and interiority. More/less

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