Pat Mora

Santa Fe poet Pat Mora, author of nonfiction and children's books, has received numerous writing awards including a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Civitella Ranieri Fellowship, a Premio Aztlán Literature Award, and a National Hispanic Cultural Center Literary Award. She has also received honorary doctorates from North Carolina State University and SUNY Buffalo, a lifetime honorary membership from the American Library Association, and a Kellogg National Leadership Fellowship.
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Adobe Odes

The University of Arizona Press

Wine-sipping syllables, a communion of bones, impetuous pinches of chile, and parrot-sassy guacamole.

With a mélange of aromas and tastes, colors and sounds, award-winning poet Pat Mora invites readers into her home in this new collection of forty-nine odes. Inspired by Pablo Neruda's Odas Elemantales and reinvented with a Latina ...

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House of Houses

The University of Arizona Press

Combining poetic language and the traditions of magic realism to paint a vivid portrait of her family, Pat Mora's House of Houses is an unconventional memoir that reads as if every member, death notwithstanding, is in one room talking, laughing, and crying. In a salute to the Day of the Dead, the story begins with a visit to the cemetery ...

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Agua Santa / Holy Water

The University of Arizona Press

Drawing on oral and lyrical traditions, this book honors the grace and spirit of mothers, daughters, lovers, and goddesses. From a tribute to Frida Kahlo to advice from an Aztec goddess, the poems explore the intimate and sacred spaces of borderlands through many voices: a revolutionary, a domestic worker, a widow.

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Essays from the Land in the Middle

University of New Mexico Press
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