The Boston Poet by Ellin Anderson, Louisa Clerici Martin Espada
A Monthly Publication and Calendar of Events for Poets. Volume 2, Issue 9. July 1997. ( Magazine)

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The Martin Espada issue. Interesting Boston rag from 1990's literary scene that broke the barriers between academic and nonacademic poets and writers. Interesting read for not only the authors, but the plethora of activities available to writers in the calendar that shows what was available to writers for activities and events. Of historical value. In this issue there is an interview with Martin Espada and his poetry. Following the theme of Martin Espada's poems: Political Poetry by Diana Der-Hovanessian, Gary Hicks, Benjamin La Guer. From Berkeley and Oakland, California: Their Eyes Can Still See; The Art of Children Reveals the Anguish of the Street, story by poet-teacher Margot Pepper with the following children poets; Antonio Villanueva, Daniel Towers-Carbajal, Adriana Ramirez, Corina Rodriguez, Yelitza Lua, Jose Mares, Alejandra Munos, Janeth Munos, Jose Luis Alonso, Diego Azuara, Francisco Balderas, Nathalie Barrios, Alondra Guerrero, Juan Bautista, Carla Canjura, Claudia Ceja, Esmeralda Franco, Maria Elena Garcia, Elizabeth Gorrostieta (Some of the poetry is bilingual (Spanish/English). A feature: Poetry at McLean Hospital by Doug Holder featuring patients in his writing workshop. Young Writers: Katie Fowley, Alexis Horn, Marguerite LaCroix. Feature: The Poetry of Jeffrey Dowling. Cartoon by M. D. Koch. The Bards of Boston: Sue Roberts, Kevin Kinsella, Nathaniel (Nate) Connors, Ellin Anderson, Matt Marinovich, Jackie Cornog, Martin Farren, Marion L. Mealey, Renee Summers, Francisco Eduomo, Brian Scott Kelley, Kristin Druffner, Eric Specter, Eric Spector, Louisa Clerici, Rob Lavender, Gregory Knowlton. The Back Page Bard is Marc D. Goldfinger.

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