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Alberto Ríos

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19950227

Alberto Ríos reads from several books of poems, including Teodoro Luna's Two Kisses, which takes a sometimes surrealistic look at his ancestors. He also talks about the hurdles he had to overcome as a young Chicano entering English-speaking schools in Arizona. A 2010 program with Alberto Ríos is also available in our audio archives.

(Photo by SLOWKING, GFDL license)

| Subject Matter: Latino | Interview Year: 1994 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Walt Whitman Award, PEN/Open Book Award, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada |

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