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Rigoberto González

Gonzalez’s four collections of poetry include “Unpeopled Eden,” which won the Lambda Literary Award and the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets. He has penned 10 works of prose, including novels, memoir, and bilingual childrens books. He has been awarded Guggenheim and NEA fellowships. Born in Bakersfield and raised by farmworkers who migrated between Mexico and the US, he now lives in New York and is a professor of English at Rutgers-Newark.
In Arizona literature, beauty and conflict collide under the Sonoran skies

Critic-at-large Rigoberto González writes about the formidable voices of Arizona’s poetic setting, where a gorgeous desert is also a place of struggle and death.

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