Deborah Paredez

Deborah Paredez is the author of the critical study Selenidad: Selena, Latinos, and the Performance of Memory (Duke, 2009) and of the poetry volumes This Side of Skin (Wings Press, 2002), and Year of the Dog (BOA Editions, 2020). Her poetry and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, Boston Review, Poetry, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. She lives in New York City, where she is a professor of creative writing and ethnic studies at Columbia University and the cofounder of CantoMundo, a national organization for Latinx poets.

Author photo: Sammy Tunis

Books by Deborah Paredez
Year of the Dog: Poems