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  • An interview with Emanuel Xavier
    An interview with Emanuel Xavier

    SEIS an interview series An interview conducted by Luis Lopez-Maldonado. Read the full article.

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  • “<i>Radiance</i> by Emanuel Xavier”
    Radiance by Emanuel Xavier”

    The gay Latino poet and activist Emanuel Xavier has published five books of poetry and served as editor for others, using his name…

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  • “<i>Radiance</i>: Gay Poet Emanuel Xavier on Living Life Raw and Pushing Back”
    Radiance: Gay Poet Emanuel Xavier on Living Life Raw and Pushing Back”

    The gay Latino poet and activist Emanuel Xavier has published five books of poetry and served as editor for others, using his name…

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  • “Victim of Violence Speaks Out”
    “Victim of Violence Speaks Out”

    “I remember seeing them heading toward me as I walked alone on the street. I didn’t really have much of a choice. I would either…

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  • “Poetry Series Spurs Debate on the Use of an Old Slur Against Latinos”
    “Poetry Series Spurs Debate on the Use of an Old Slur Against Latinos”

    The word sounds retro, but its corrosive power lingers. Once a cruelly common taunt that mocked the way Spanish speakers pronounced…

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  • “Gay Latino Americans are ‘coming of age'”
    “Gay Latino Americans are ‘coming of age'”

    Perez Hilton is a celebrity blogger who dishes out the latest Hollywood gossip, but there’s something about his personal life…

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  • “An Interview with Emanuel Xavier”
    “An Interview with Emanuel Xavier”

    Jory Mickelson: From the outset, some of my readers might not know the difference between standard poetry and spoken word. Could you…

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  • “Emanuel Xavier Talks About AIDS, Love, Sex & His Latest Book of Poetry”
    “Emanuel Xavier Talks About AIDS, Love, Sex & His Latest Book of Poetry”

    Emanuel Xavier is a poet who found his voice—literally. After writing poetry for years, he took his work to the stages of New York’s…

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  • “Criminal Neglect”
    “Criminal Neglect”

    I know I usually write a review of a particular book and celebrate its creative power. I have decided to do something slightly different…

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  • “Getting Personal: Emanuel Xavier”
    “Getting Personal: Emanuel Xavier”

    Openly gay poet Emanuel Xavier, considered one of the founders of contemporary “mariposa lit,” is once again delving into his personal…

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  • “‘Nessa’ Acevedo Chats with Nefarious Author Emanuel Xavier”
    “‘Nessa’ Acevedo Chats with Nefarious Author Emanuel Xavier”

    As one of the most compelling and explicit Nuyorican poets, writers and spoken word artists on the scene, Emanuel Xavier has served…

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  • <i>Signified</i> Interview
    Signified Interview

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