August 18, 2006

Poets - 1

Poet's New Work Chronicles a Couple's Love
On PBS's Newshour poetry series, Arizon'a poet lauerate, Alberto Rios reads from his latest book of poetry "The Theater of Night" which follows a couple in a U.S.-Mexico border town through their youth, marriage and thoughtful old age. Rios was recently a finalist for the 2002 National Book Award for his last book of poems.

“Let us create a future we would want to speak in any language.”—Alberto Rios interviewed on NewsHour.

PBS's Profile: Alberto Rios
Rios' Web site at Arizona State University

Some other books by Rios include:
Teodoro Luna's Two Kisses: Poems
Five Indiscretions
Petalos; Poemas, Biligual Edition with Richard D. Mahoney
Lime Orchard Woman
The Smallest Muscle in the Human Body
The Iguana Killer: Twelve Stories of the Heart
Capirotada: A Nogales Memoir
Whispering to Fool the Wind
The Curtain of Trees: Stories

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