by Emma Trelles (Goodreads Author)
Tropicalia is a collection of poems by Emma Trelles, winner of the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize. The book is a melodic union between the green insistence of the subtropics and the city ensconced within. Trelles's language is detailed and startling, her poems infused with color and light, and the secret beauty of back alleys and parking lots is seamed to sorrow, hope, and la...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published February 15th 2011 by University of Notre Dame Press
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Definitely worth a read. The imagery and craft in Trelles's poetry is extraordinary and surprising in quite a few spots. I found her poems to have depth while still being accessible. A recommended read for lovers of poetry or those who are looking to dip their toe in the genre.
Emma Trelles is the author of Tropicalia, winner of the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize (University of Notre Dame Press, February 2011) and a finalist for ForeWord Reviews' poetry book of the year. She is also the author of the chapbook Little Spells (GOSS183, 2008) and the editor of OCHO: The Travel Issue and MiPOesias Magazine's American Cuban Issue. She has been a featured author in the Poet and th...moreMore about Emma Trelles...