Voices of Color

Stealing Moments for Poetry

Summer/Autumn 1998

Nellie Wong is a citizen of the world. An off-hand comment by her boss, a skin irritation, a homeless person on the street, the smell of food cooking or tanks in Tiananmen Square . . . all these scenes from working class life are her inspirations. Her work is complex, evocative and rich with imagery.

Farmworkers in daily peril

June 2020

Trump wants to cut the already low wages of immigrants in the U.S. as “guest workers,” after bailing out their agribusiness bosses with a $16 billion stimulus.