oropel/tinsel | Raquel Salas-Rivera | Lark Books & Writing Studio 2016
Raquel Salas-Rivera has published poetry and essays in anthologies and journals such as Los rostros de la Hidra, Cachaperismos, Tonguas, En la Orilla, Arsempi, Claridad, Quaint, #gorgonpoetics, and La Revista del ICP. In 2010 she won first place in two literary contests: El Decimosexto certamen literario de la Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico and El Certamen de Poesía del Festival Cultural Queer de Mayagüez. Her first book, Caneca de anhelos turbios (2011), was published by Editora Educación Emergente. She was born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.