The death and life of Carlos Fuentes have been addressed by dozens of writers over the past week, but none have written more beautifully than poet Floyce Alexander on his blog here. This is just one of the poems Alexander has been posting almost daily since 2010—an ongoing gift to us all. If you’re not already following Floyce Alexander’s blog, what are you waiting for?
Joseph Hutchison, Colorado Poet Laureate 2014-2018, has published 17 books, including a translation of flash fictions by Mexican author Miguel Lupián, and co-edited two anthologies. He lives in the mountains southwest of Denver, Colorado, the city where he was born. He teaches at the University of Denver's University College, where he currently directs two programs: Arts & Culture and Global Affairs.