M.F.A. of the Americas
Born and raised in Paterson, NJ, Rosa Alcala is the author of three books of poetry, most recently MyOTHER TONGUE (Futurepoem, 2017). Her poetry also appears in a number of anthologies, including Stephen Burt's The Poem is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them (Harvard UP, 2016). The recipient of an NEA Translation Fellowship, her translations are featured in the forthcoming Cecilia VicuÃ±a: New & Selected Poems (Kelsey Street Press).
- Ph.D., English, poetics program, University at Buffalo, 2004
- M.F.A. poetry, Brown University, 1996
- Poetry in the Expanded Field
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