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11.23.2021

Becoming Julia de Burgos now translated into Spanish

17 September 2021
becoming julia burgos spanish cover

Adapted from University of Illinois Press

sx managing editor Vanessa Pérez-Rosario's book Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon has been translated into Spanish by Isabel Zapata. Becoming Julia de Burgos was the first book-length study of the poet written in English. Pérez-Rosario examines poet and political activist Julia de Burgos's development as a writer, her experience of migration, and her legacy in New York City, the poet's home after 1940.

Read more about Julia de Burgos: La creación de un ícono puertorriqueño