Our Nuyorican Thing, The Birth of a Self-Made Identity by Samuel Diaz CarrionOur Nuyorican Thing, The Birth of a Self-Made Identity by Samuel Diaz Carrion

Our Nuyorican Thing, The Birth of a Self-Made Identity

bySamuel Diaz CarrionIntroduction byUrayoan Noel

Paperback | May 12, 2014

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What is a "Nuyorican"? And what does it mean? Poet, writer and activist Samuel Diaz Carrion explores this question and more in OUR NUYORICAN THING, THE BIRTH OF A SELF-MADE IDENTITY. What began as blog correspondence for the Nuyorican Poets Cafe's website (2001-2004), quickly turned into a cultural exchange about the Cafe and Puerto Rican culture. OUR NUYORICAN THING is a compendium of those blog entries and emails that also include Diaz Carrion's poetry through the eyes of a "Puerto Rican Indiana Jones" who has quietly studied "the trade route of a new language . . . collecting poetry and stories as the artifacts of the day." This collection is riveting, informative and delightful, and will satisfy any reader with an appetite for cross-cultural discussions.
SAMUEL DIAZ CARRION is a Puerto Rican poet and writer born in the South Bronx. While working as a chemist, he participated in meetings that led to the founding of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New Rican Village and other venues. Over the years, he has coordinated poetry and reading series, and managed theatrical events for Pedro Pietri and...
Title:Our Nuyorican Thing, The Birth of a Self-Made IdentityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.28 inPublished:May 12, 2014Publisher:The Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars,Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1940939070

ISBN - 13:9781940939070