Episode #24: Ray Gonzalez on January 22nd at 10 am PST

Join Rachelle as she talks with poet Ray Gonzalez

Friday, January 22nd at 10 am PST / 1 pm EST

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onword

Ray Gonzalez is the author of ten books of poetry including Cool Auditor. His other titles from BOA include Consideration of the Guitar: New and Selected Poems (2005); The Hawk Temple at Tierra Grande (2002), which won the 2003 Minnesota Book Award in Poetry; Cabato Sentora (1999); and The Heat of Arrivals (1996), winner of the 1997 PEN/Josephine Miles Book Award. He is the author of two books of nonfiction: Memory Fever (1999), a memoir about growing up in the Southwest, and The Underground Heart (2002), which received the 2003 Carr P. Collins/Texas Institute of Letters Award for the Best Book of Nonfiction. He is also the author of two books of short stories: The Ghost of John Wayne (2001) and Circling the Tortilla Dragon (2002). His poetry has appeared in the 1999, 2000, and 2003 editions of The Best American Poetry and in The Pushcart Prize: Best of Small Presses 2000. He is the editor of twelve anthologies, most recently No Boundaries: Prose Poems by 24 Poets. He has served as Poetry Editor of The Bloomsbury Review for twenty-five years and founded the poetry journal LUNA in 1998.  He received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Literature from the Border Regional Library Association in 2003 and is a Full Professor in the MFA Creative Writing Program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

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2 responses to “Episode #24: Ray Gonzalez on January 22nd at 10 am PST

  1. Ray Gonzalez is certainly one of our finest writers. I’m delighted that you’re giving him his due. I note that my review of his new book, “Cool Auditor” (BOA), appears in this weekend’s El Paso Times:

    http://www.elpasotimes.com/education/ci_14485097

    I wholeheartedly recommend this new Gonzalez poetry collection.

  2. Thanks for the comment! I surely agree. Great review, by the way.
    -Rachelle

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