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Rigoberto González

Rigoberto González is the author of seventeen books of poetry and prose. His awards include a Guggenheim fellowship, an NEA, a USA Rolón fellowship, and an American Book Award. His memoir What Drowns the Flowers in Your Mouth was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography. Currently, he directs the MFA program at Rutgers-Newark, the State University of New Jersey.

Rigoberto Gonzalez Privlege of Ally

Allies can be powerful aides to social justice movements—but it is their responsibility to make sure they don’t become a distraction from the cause.

Rigoberto González