Red Hot Salsa

Red Hot Salsa

Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States

Book - 2005
Rate this:

i think in spanish
i write in english

i want to go back to puerto rico,
but i wonder if my kink could live
in ponce, mayag#65533;ez and carolina

tengo las venas aculturadas
escribo en spanglish
abraham in espa#65533;ol

--from "My Graduation Speech," by Tato Laviera

A new collection of bilingual poems from the bestselling editor of Cool Salsa

Ten years after the publication of the acclaimed Cool Salsa , editor Lori Marie Carlson has brought together a stunning variety of Latino poets for a long-awaited follow-up. Established and familiar names are joined by many new young voices, and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Oscar Hijuelos has written the Introduction.

The poets collected here illuminate the difficulty of straddling cultures, languages, and identities. They celebrate food, family, love, and triumph. In English, Spanish, and poetic jumbles of both, they tell us who they are, where they are, and what their hopes are for the future.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780805076165
0805076166
Branch Call Number: 811.0080868
Characteristics: xix, 140 p. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hijuelos, Oscar
Carlson, Lori M.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at SLPL.

Try searching for Red Hot Salsa to see if SLPL owns related versions of the work.


Suggest for Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top