Letras Latinas in the news

Author: Institute for Latino Studies

Letras Latinas is pleased to announce:

Professor Orlando Menes

Orlando Menes, professor of English and ILS-affiliated faculty member, was featured recently (July 18) at the online website Poetry Daily with his poem, “St. Rose Counsels the Washerwomen of Lima,” from his newly released book, Heresies (University of New Mexico Press, 2015). Here is a link to his profile and poem:




Furious Dusk by David Campos

Current Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize winner, David Campos, had his book profiled online at NBC news, occupying the number 1 slot in, “Summer Reading List:  9 Great New Books by Latino Authors,” penned by Rigoberto González:



Letras Latinas is the Institute for Latino Studies’ literary initiative.