Craig Santos Perez

Winner, 2023 National Book Awards

Craig Santos Perez is an indigenous Chamoru from Guam. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco and a PhD in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
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from unincorporated territory [åmot]

ISBN 9781632431189 Omnidawn Publishing

Experimental and visual poems diving into the history and culture of the poet’s homeland, Guam. This book is the fifth collection in Craig Santos Perez’s ongoing from unincorporated territory series about the history of his homeland, the western Pacific island of Guåhan (Guam), and the culture of his indigenous Chamoru people. More about this book >

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Craig Santos Perez

Craig Santos Perez is an indigenous Chamoru from Guam. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco and a PhD in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of six books of poetry and the academic monograph Navigating Chamoru Poetry: Indigeneity, Aesthetics, and Decolonization. He is also the co-editor of seven anthologies, including Indigenous Literatures from Micronesia and Indigenous Pacific Islander Eco-Literatures.

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