Make it True meets Medusario

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Make It True meets Medusario brings together poets from divergent languages, cultures, and aesthetics to create a…conversation…a fertile meeting place for ongoing ideas about poetrysomething messy that might trouble the all too-easy academic labels and the subsequent segregation those aesthetic and political divisions cause within the larger, global poetry community.

“The poet George Stanley’s concept of Aboutism—that poems be about something—is an important notion when all else seems “to fall apart.” Poetry is the act of making a world, impossible as it is, to somehow cohere with meaning. What this anthology brings us are poets in that attempt—bold, open, and alive to say something that  beautifully translates us to a borderless world.” -Barry McKinnon, author of “In the Millennium” and “Gone South”

Please join us for the LAUNCH on May 10, 2019, 7PM at the CASCADIA POETRY FESTIVAL in ANACORTES, WA. The cherry on top, a few PBS poets to follow.

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Make It True meets Medusario, A bilingual poetry anthology, brings together poets from divergent languages, cultures, and aesthetics to create a…conversation…a fertile meeting place for ongoing ideas about poetrysomething messy that might trouble the all too-easy academic labels and the subsequent segregation those aesthetic and political divisions cause within the larger, global poetry community. -From the book’s introduction by Matthew Trease

This collaboration, spawned by two previous anthologies, includes the Spanish language poets of the Neo-barroco school, as organized by José Kozer, a Cuban Neo-Barroco poet, together with poets from the Cascadia bioregion, arranged by Paul E Nelson, founder of the Seattle Poetics Lab (SPLAB) and Thomas Walton, editor-in-chief of Pageboy Magazine, Seattle, WA.

Translated by Alejandro Carrillo and Dana Nelson.

NEO-BARROCO (Medusariopoets include: Carmen Berenguer, Marosa Di Giorgio, Roberto Echavarren, Eduardo Espina, Reynaldo Jiménez, Tamara Kamenszain, José Kozer, Pedro Marqués de Armas, Maurizio Medo, Néstor Perlongher, Soleida Ríos, Roger Santiváñeaz, and Raúl Zurita

CASCADIANS (Make It Truepoets include: Stephen Collis, Elizabeth Cooperman, Sarah de Leeuw, Claudia Castro Luna, Nadine Maestas, Peter Munro, Paul E Nelson, John Olson, Shin Yu Pai, Clea Roberts, Cedar Sigo, Matthew Trease and Thomas Walton

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IBSN

978-0-912887-79-1

Original Language

English, Spanish

Format

eBook, Paperback

Publish Date

5/10/19

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