Raquel Salas Rivera

Longlist, 2018 National Book Awards

Raquel Salas Rivera is the 2018–19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. Their work has appeared in journals such as the Revista del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Apogee, BOAAT, Círculo de Poesía, Cosmonauts Ave, Waxwing, Dreginald, and the Boston Review.
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lo terciario / the tertiary

lo terciario / the tertiary by Raquel Salas Rivera book cover
ISBN 9781937421274 Timeless, Infinite Light

Written in response to the PROMESA bill (Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act) bill, lo terciario / the tertiary offers a decolonial queer critique and reconsideration of Marx. More about this book >

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Raquel Salas Rivera

Raquel Salas Rivera is the 2018–19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. Their work has appeared in journals such as the Revista del Instituto de Cultura PuertorriqueñaApogeeBOAATCírculo de PoesíaCosmonauts AveWaxwingDreginald, and the Boston Review. They are the author of Caneca de anhelos turbios (Editora Educación Emergente), oropel/tinsel (Lark Books), tierra intermitente (Ediciones Alayubia), and lo terciario / the tertiary (Timeless, Infinite Light). Currently, they are Co-Editor of The Wanderer, and Co-Editor of Puerto Rico en mi corazón, a collection of bilingual broadsides of contemporary Puerto Rican poets.

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