Tag Archives: Jimmy Santiago Baca

Singing at the Gates

From Jimmy Santiago Baca, “a poet whose voice, brutal and tender, is unique in America” (The Nation), a revelatory collection of new and previously…

A Place to Stand

“The finest memoir I’ve read in I don’t know how long. It reminded me of the rawness of George Orwell combined with the human…

Healing Earthquakes

“Jimmy Santiago Baca is a force in American poetry. Now, with Healing Earthquakes, he has accomplished its grand result in a book of brilliant…

A Glass of Water

“This book is the best antidote around to the sorrowful, dehumanizing discourse on undocumented immigrants going on in Washington.” —Ilan Stavans