Hundreds of women and young girls have been murdered in Ciudad Juárez in the last decade. Now poet Valerie Martínez departs from traditional narrative to reveal the hidden effects and outcomes of the horrific and heart-wrenching cases of femicide in lyric fragments and prose passages that form a vivid collage.
In her second collection of poems, Valerie Martínez builds on the artistic command of language that characterized her award-winning first volume, Absence, Luminescent. Taking on not only such familiar themes as love and loss, family and culture, but also the creative act of poetry itself, World to World crosses new ...
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