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Aluminum Times
John Olivares Espinoza
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Aluminum Times

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A funny, poignant, exact, and truth-telling account of a young Chicano growing up through work and love, family and observation of people he makes us care about, Aluminum Times is the first collection of poems by a poet sure to leave his very charming mark and be remembered. A First Prize Selection of Swan Scythe Press's 2001 chapbook contest, and a California Arts Council ...more
Paperback, 34 pages
Published March 3rd 2002 by Swan Scythe Press, Dept. of English, University of California, Davis
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Born and raised in Indio, California by Mexican parents, John Olivares Espinoza derives his poetic subjects from the population and landscape of Southern California's Coachella Valley. Having studied creative writing at the University of California, Riverside (BA) and Arizona State University (MFA), Espinoza is the author of THE DATE FRUIT ELEGIES (Bilingual Press, 2008) and two previous chapbooks ...more
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