oropel/tinsel | Raquel Salas-Rivera
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We are pleased to announce Lark's 2016 trio: Ginger Ko's Comorbid, erica lewis' all of the real tears, and Raquel Salas-Rivera's fierce and feral hymnal, oropel/tinsel. This book is in Spanish and English, translated by the author.
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.
Lark Books & Writing Studio publishes poetry and other visionary writing. We are a healing press.
"We should be making a determined effort to move forward in the creation of a continental culture that understands itself as a totality and a novelty whose only concern is creating forms of existence that provide everyone involved with a sense of integrity and identity." -- Vine Deloria Jr.
For further information please see raquelsalasrivera.co and larkbooksandwritingstudio.com. Preorders currently available via the publishers website.