Mixed Spanish and English. With a strong commitment to social problems, Alurista writes angry poems that are full of energy; they call us to action. His work is at once simple and highly complex.
About the Author
Alurista was born in 1947 in Mexico City and migrated to San Diego, California, when he was thirteen. He holds a PhD in Spanish literature from the University of California, San Diego. His work played a central role in the Chicano movement of the late 1960s and 1970s and continues to inspire new generations of artists and activists.