Written in tribute to her recently deceased and beloved grandfather, Gumecindo Martínez Guerrero, this heroic crown of sonnets is a groundbreaking and genre-bending new book of poetry that includes fifteen sonnets by San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero and fifteen original paintings that illustrate each sonnet by Maceo Montoya. 90 pages / $24



Laurie Ann Guerrero was born and raised in the Southside of San Antonio, Texas and was named Poet Laureate of the City of San Antonio in 2014 by former mayor, Julián Castro. Her first full-length collection, A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying, was selected by Francisco X. Alarcón as winner of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize in 2012. Guerrero holds a B.A. in English Language & Literature from Smith College and an MFA in Poetry from Drew University. She is the inaugural Poet-in-Residence at Palo Alto College in San Antonio and continues to live and write in her hometown.


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