Andrés Cerpa

Longlist, 2021 National Book Awards

Andrés Cerpa is the author of Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy, and The Vault. A recipient of fellowships from MacDowell and CantoMundo, his work has appeared in Ploughshares, Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, Kenyon Review, The Rumpus, Puerto Rico en mi Corazón, The BreakBeat Poets Vol 4: LatiNext, The Nation, and elsewhere. (Photo credit: Alice Plati)
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The Vault

ISBN 9781948579186 Alice James Books

The Vault is a quiet and vulnerable sequence of ethereal fragments, letters, and poems that trace a narrative of love and healing in the afterlife of a parent’s death. Seasons turn and a life is built despite the ruin. More about this book >

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Andrés Cerpa

Andrés Cerpa is the author of Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy, and The Vault. A recipient of fellowships from MacDowell and CantoMundo, his work has appeared in Ploughshares, Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, Kenyon Review, The Rumpus, Puerto Rico en mi Corazón, The BreakBeat Poets Vol 4: LatiNext, The Nation, and elsewhere. He holds degrees from the University of Delaware and Rutgers University-Newark.

(Photo credit: Alice Plati)

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