Richard Blanco


Richard Blanco's City of a Hundred Fires received the 1997 Starrett Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press. His work on the Cuban-American experience has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies. The poem in this issue is from his second book, Directions to the Beach of the Dead, forthcoming in 2005 from the University of Arizona Press.

Ploughshares articles by this author:

Title Section Season
What's Love Got to Do? Poetry Spring 2005
Abuela's Voices: A Chronicle Poetry Spring 2004

Books by the Author:

City of a Hundred Fires ( October 1998 , Editor's Shelf) recommended by Dan Wakefield



This bio was last updated on 01/26/2010.