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Carlos Aguasaco


Carlos Aguasaco is one of the central figures of the new Hispanic American Poetry in the US. He is an associate professor of Latin American cultural studies at the City College of New York. He has edited 11 literary anthologies, published six books of poems, a short novel and an academic study of Latin America’s prime superhero: El Chapulín Colorado. "Cardinal in My Window with a Mask on Its Beak" is Aguasco's latest work. 

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Books:
Cardinal in My Window with a Mask on Its Beak
Poetry
University of Arizona Press
March 2022
ISBN 9780816545155
PB, 120 pages

Cardinal in My Window with a Mask on Its Beak takes readers on a journey through poetic portraits, exploring the lives of passionate social justice advocates and historical migrants such as Ota Benga, Sarah Baartman, Isidro Marcelino Orbés, César Vallejo, and Gertrude Stein, among others. More/less

Poemas Del Metro de Nueva York
New York City Subway Poems
Poetry
Ashland Poetry Press
July 2020
ISBN 9780912592855
184 pages

Carlos Aguasaco’s poetry collection renders a voice to the next immigrants’ wave, the latest nomads of our world, those that daily ride the subway and continuously reshape the metropolis. More/less

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