Viewer’s Discretion: ‘Latest News from the Cosmos’ and ‘Black Work’

‘LATEST NEWS FROM THE COSMOS’ (OVIDTV) French poet Babouillec isn’t well known outside her home country — I don’t see that her works have ever been translated into English — but the mysterious quality of her writing is revealed in this fascinating documentary film as an integral part of who she is. Babouillec is actually a woman in her [...]

Martin Espada

Poet Martin Espada’s work draws from his biography as a Puerto Rican American, as well as the communities he’s devoted his life to. A previous Pulitzer Prize finalist and vigorous activist, Espada teaches creative writing at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and continues to mix activism and advocacy with his poetry, raising awareness, fighting [...]