The Roswell Poems

Rane Arroyo

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Subject Category: Poetry
Length: 72 pages
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Binding: paper
Published: February 2008
ISBN: 978-1-60226-001-6


Rane Arroyo (November 15, 1954 - May 7, 2010) began his writing career as a performance artist. He was also a playwright, fiction writer and poet. Having earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh, he taught creative writing at the University of Toledo and served on the Board of Directors for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP). Arroyo's work earned several awards, including the John Ciardi Poetry Prize, the Carl Sandburg Poetry Prize, an Ohio Arts Council Award for Excellence in Poetry, a Pushcart Prize and the Hart Crane Poetry Prize. His work deals extensively with issues of immigration, Latino culture and homosexuality. He was the long-term partner of the American poet Glenn Sheldon.

Other Books by Rane Arroyo

Columbus's Orphan
The Singing Shark
Pale Ramon
Home Movies of Narcissus
The Portable Famine
How to Name a Hurricane: Stories
The Buried Sea: New & Selected Poems [Forthcoming]

More About Rane Arroyo

Rane's MySpace profile
Rane in Poetry Magazine
Rane's profile at the University of Toledo
An interview with Rane by BkMk Press