Ray Gonzalez

Ray Gonzalez is a professor of literature at the University of Minnesota. He is also the recipient of the Carr P. Collins / Texas Institute of Letters Award, the PEN / Oakland Josephine Miles Book Award, the Western Heritage Award, the Latino Heritage Award, and the Minnesota Book Award, and he was recently rewarded the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress.
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Faith Run

The University of Arizona Press
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Memory Fever

The University of Arizona Press
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Renaming the Earth

Personal Essays

The University of Arizona Press
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The Religion of Hands

Prose Poems and Flash Fictions

The University of Arizona Press
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Turtle Pictures

The University of Arizona Press
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The Underground Heart

A Return to a Hidden Landscape

The University of Arizona Press
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The Ghost of John Wayne

and Other Stories

The University of Arizona Press
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Soul Over Lightning

The University of Arizona Press

In this collection, which the poet calls his “rebirth in the search for home,” Ray Gonzalez expresses the gentle, humble intelligence that has made him a leading voice in Latino letters. He shares with the reader the voice of a grounded soul searcher who has passed through middle age and still vibrates with passion for the world. Soul Over Lightning lifts spirits and yet offers a timeless search for home and truth.

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Feel Puma

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

In Feel Puma, Ray Gonzalez traces his love of reading, philosophy, and learning with poems constantly in conversation--with each other, with texts by other writers and the writers themselves, with world history and his personal history and people he has encountered.

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Cutting the Wire

Photographs and Poetry from the US-Mexico Border

By (photographer) Bruce Berman; By Ray Gonzalez and Lawrence Welsh; Edited by Lisa McNiel; Introduction by David Dorado Romo
University of New Mexico Press

Cutting the Wire, a masterful collaboration between photographer Bruce Berman and poets Ray Gonzalez and Lawrence Welsh, offers us a way to look again, to really look, at the border between Mexico and the United States.

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Turtle Pictures

The University of Arizona Press

The rhythm of vision, the rhythm of dream, the rhythm of voices saturating the hot southwestern landscape. These are the rhythms of Ray Gonzalez, the haunting incantations of Turtle Pictures.

Gonzalez has forged a new Chicano manifesto, a cultural memoir that traces both his personal journey and the communal journey that ...

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