Books by Rachelle Escamilla


Rachelle Escamilla is a poet and 2018 Library of Congress Visiting Scholar. She is the producer and host of Out of Our Minds, the nation's longest-running poetry radio in history. founder of the Poets & Writers Coalition at San Jose State University. Rachelle lived in China where she co-founded The Sun Yat-sen University English-language Center for Creative Writing and headed a lecture series at the American Center of the United States Consulate of Guangzhou. She is the winner of the Virginia de Arujo Academy of American Poets prize and she teaches Creative Writing and Social Action at California State University Monterey Bay. In 2018, Rachelle was a Visiting Scholar at the Library of Congress, Hispanic Division, where she conducted research around her grandfather's 1969 testimony for the fair treatment of migrant laborers in California and recorded poems for the library's archive. Rachelle was born and raised in Hollister, California and currently lives in Monterey, California.


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Rachelle Escamilla


Imaginary Animal

Rachelle Escamilla