Blood Orange

Blood Orange


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Willow Books Literature Awards Grand Prize Winner for Poetry.

"Angela Narciso Torres' Blood Orange immerses the reader in the vital sights, sounds, and smells of childhood, family, and living. Torres makes life the “punishing sweet” of a blood orange: ripe, full, and eager to be experienced and understood (50). The memories of the past hang like fragrant fruit on a tree, waiting to be tasted through Torres' vivid imagery. In Torres' poetry, ephemeral moments find roots and blossom, captured and potent forever..."

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733089883
Publisher: Aquarius Press
Publication date: 01/11/2020
Series: Willow Books Literature Awards
Pages: 70
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

About the Author

Angela Narciso Torres is the winner of the Willow Books Literature Award for Poetry. Recent work appears in Cimarron Review, Colorado Review, and Cream City Review. A graduate of Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Angela has received fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, Ragdale Foundation, and Midwest Writing Center. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Manila, she currently resides in Chicago, where she teaches poetry workshops and serves as a senior poetry editor for RHINO.

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