Alurista Mexican-born poet, author, and activist known for TunaLuna and other works that mix English and Spanish. He is associated with the Aztlan literary movement. Early life He moved from Mexico to California at age thirteen and later studied at Chapman University and San Diego State University. Trivia He undertook a personal and spiritual […]

John Balaban American poet, author, and translator known for After Our War, Words for My Daughter, and other works. He received both a Guggenheim Fellowship and a¬†William Carlos Williams¬†Award. Early life He studied at both Pennsylvania State University and Harvard University. He published his debut poetry collection in 1974. Trivia He taught at a […]

Lalitha Lenin Indian, Malayalam-language poet known for Karingili, Namukku Praarthikkaam, and other works. Also an occasional television writer, she contributed to two Indian series entitled Mookkuthiyum Manchadiyum and Oridathorikkal. Early life She studied chemistry, library science, and education at the University of Kerala. Trivia Her children’s book, Minnu, received the 1986 Kerala Sahitya Academy […]