Alberto Ríos is the author of ten books and chapbooks of poetry, three collections of short stories, and a memoir. In August 2013, Rios was named Arizona’s first state poet laureate. His books of poems include, most recently, The Dangerous Shirt, preceded by The Theater of Night, winner of the 2007 PEN/Beyond Margins Award, along with The Smallest Muscle in the Human Body, a finalist for the National Book Award. His three collections of short stories are, most recently, The Curtain of Trees, along with Pig Cookies, and The Iguana Killer. Ríos is a Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University, where he has taught for over 30 years and where he holds the further distinction of Katharine C. Turner Endowed Chair in English.
Who Has Need, I Stand with You
In this hour, let us grant to each other the grace that is ours to give. In each other, let us see ourselves, and ourselves again, That all the times we Continue reading