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Emma Trelles

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Emma Trelles is the author of the poetry chapbook Little Spells (GOSS183) and the full-length collection Tropicalia (University of Notre Dame Press) — winner of the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize and a finalist for ForeWord Reviews/IndieFab poetry book of the year. Her poems and prose have appeared or are forthcoming in The Los Angeles Review; Miramar; Political Punch: Contemporary Poems on the Politics of Identity; Poet Lore; The Best American Poetry; PoetsArtists; Best of the Net; the Miami Herald; & others. She has taught creative writing workshops at Antioch University, PINTURA/PALABRA, an ekphrastic project sponsored by Letras Latinas/Institute for Latino Studies at Notre Dame; the Sanibel Island Writers Conference; The Center for Lit ...more

Here's the first part of an essay I wrote a few months ago for the Best American Poetry blog about recent Cuba news, and what it might mean to our diaspora.

1. After an entire lifetime in South Florida, I now live 3,000 miles away on the central coast of California, in a small city ringed by mountains and bordered by a Pacific which appears paler and vaster than the Caribbean-Atlantic I have alw... Read more of this blog post »
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message 2: by Mia

Mia Hi Emma. Thanks for being a friend.

Mia


message 1: by Emma

Emma Same here!


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