Mara Pastor


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Mara Pastor is a leading Puerto Rican poet, editor, and scholar. Pastor is the author of several collections of poetry, including Natal Debt, translated by María José Giménez and Anna Rosenwong, which was selected for the 2020 Ambroggio Prize, given by the Academy of American Poets, and is forthcoming from the University of Arizona Press. She is an associate professor of Spanish at the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico in Ponce.

  • A photograph looking up from within a dense forest
    Mara Pastor
    Photo: Anahi Martinez / Unsplash Then My Daughter  Turned to her toys and said the first to realize will be those who watch over the air; those who survive will stay away...

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