Tucson Festival of Books

What's New in Latino Poetry?

In this session we will invite three popular poets to discuss their approach to contemporary themes of Latino identity.

Diego Báez

Diego Báez is a writer, educator and abolitionist. He is the recipient of fellowships from CantoMundo, the Surge Institute and the Poetry Foundation’s Incubator for Community-Engaged Poets....

Tim Z. Hernandez

Tim Z. Hernandez is an award-winning author, research scholar and performer. His books include fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and he is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Book Award....

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Reyes Ramirez

Reyes Ramirez (he/him) is a Houstonian, writer, educator, curator and organizer of Mexican and Salvadoran descent. He authored the short story collection "The Book of Wanderers," a 2023 Young Lions Fiction Award Finalist, from University of Arizona Press’ Camino del Sol series and the poetry collection "El Rey of Gold Teeth" from Hub City Press....

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El Rey of Gold Teeth
Reyes Ramirez
Hub City Press
January 2023
ISBN 9798885740197
120 pages

Yaguareté White
Diego Báez
University of Arizona Press
January 2024
ISBN 9780816552191
112 pages

Some of the Light
New and Selected Poems
Tim Z. Hernandez
Beacon Press
March 2023
ISBN 9780807006696
184 pages