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Rosa Alcalá's MyOTHER TONGUE included in New York Times Book Review shortlist

November 11, 2017

We were thrilled to see Rosa Alcalá's MyOTHER TONGUE included in Stephanie Burt's shortlist of five poetry books in the New York Times Book Review. Burt notes that Alcalá "uses empty spaces, hesitations and semantic difficulties to address mothers and daughters, herself as mother and herself as daughter, and the messy emotions and miscommunications that move between languages..."

You can read the full New York Times review here