my immigrant ecstasies by Jennifer Tamayo (author of Red Missed Aches)

see also

http://smokinggluegun.com/2012/03/01/jennifer-tamayo/

Praise for [Red Missed Aches] from 2010 Gatewood Prize judge Cathy Park Hong: Jennifer Tamayo’s writing is cacophonous, rude, and stripped. She uses equal measures of English, Spanish, and Spanglish; she landmines her poetry with malapropisms so the music is startling and pleasingly discordant. [Red Missed Aches] feels defiantly unfinished, adhering to a DIY feminist punk aesthetic so that it is more rough assemblage than bound book, a palimpsest that provocatively revises female sexuality and citizenship. Tamayo’s debut collection is a daring and astonishing work that refuses borders.

order the book at http://www.switchbackbooks.com/redmissedaches.html

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