Francisco Aragón is the author of Puerta del Sol (Bilingual Press) and editor of the anthology The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (University of Arizona Press). His work has appeared in a range of anthologies, including Inventions of Farewell: A Book of Elegies (W.W. Norton & Company), American Diaspora: Poetry of Displacement (University of Iowa Press), Bend, Don’t Shatter (Soft Skull Press), Evensong: Contemporary American Poets on Spirituality (Bottom Dog Press) and Deep Travel: Contemporary American Poets Abroad (Ninebark Press). His poems and translations have appeared in various print and web publications, including Chain, Crab Orchard Review, Chelsea, The Journal, the online venues, Jacket, and Poetry Daily. He directs Letras Latinas, the literary program of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame where he oversees Momotombo Press, the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize, and Latino Poetry Review. He is also the editor of Canto Cosas, a new book series from Bilingual Press featuring new Latino and Latina poets. For more information, visit: franciscoaragon.net.
Poem with Citations from the O.E.D.
So Often the Pitcher Goes to Water until It Breaks, by Rigoberto González
the iceworker sings and other poems, by Andrés Montoya