Like A New Sun: New Indigenous Mexican Poetry by Victor TeranLike A New Sun: New Indigenous Mexican Poetry by Victor Teran

Like A New Sun: New Indigenous Mexican Poetry

EditorVictor Teran, David ShookForeword byEliot Weinberger

Paperback | August 21, 2015

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Like A New Sun showcases the vibrant contemporary poetry being written in indigenous Mexican languages. Featuring poets writing in Huasteca, Nahuatl, Isthmus Zapotec, Mazatec, Tsotsil, Yucatec Maya, and Zoque, this groundbreaking anthology introduces readers to six of the most dynamic indigenous Mexican poets writing today. Co-edited by Isthmus Zapotec poet Victor Teran and translator David Shook, this groundbreaking anthology introduces six indigenous Mexican poets - three women and three men - each writing in a different language. Well-established names like Juan Gregorio Regino (Mazatec) appear alongside exciting new voices like Mikeas Sanchez (Zoque). Each poet'apos;s work is contextualized and introduced by its translator. Poets include Victor Teran (Isthmus Zapotec), Mikeas Sanchez (Zoque), Juan Gregorio Regino (Mazatec), Juan Hernandez (Huastecan Nahuatl), Briceida Cuevas Cob (Yucatec Maya), and Enriqueta Lunez (Tsotsil).Translators include Adam Coon, Jonathan Harrington, Jerome Rothenberg, David Shook, Clare Sullivan, and Eliot Weinberger.
David Shook is a poet and writer in Los Angeles, where he editsMolossus and Phoneme Media. His debut collectionOur Obsidian Tongues is available from Eyewear Publishing. Victor Teran is the preeminent poet of the Isthmus Zapotec language. His trilingual selected poems,The Spines of Love, is available from Restless Books. His work ha...
Title:Like A New Sun: New Indigenous Mexican PoetryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 6 × 9 × 0.65 inPublished:August 21, 2015Publisher:Phoneme MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1939419263

ISBN - 13:9781939419262