Professor Juana Ramos Publishes New Poetry Collection
The book, written in Spanish, is the latest in an extensive list of books, articles and chapters by the assistant professor of the World Languages, Literatures and Humanities department.
The poetry book, Clementina, was published in San Salvador, El Salvador,, and it is part of a collection entitled “Amaranthus” ( pocket edition) that counts with 7 titles authored by Salvadoran poets. The poems address issues such as migration, homoeroticism, and the lives and experiences of women as subjects of History. The book, and the collection, can be purchased through the Facebook page of Proyecto Editorial La Chifurnia at (20+) Proyecto Editorial "La Chifurnia" | Facebook.
Dr. Ramos has participated in international poetry festivals and recitals in Mexico, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Cuba, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Argentina, Guatemala, and Spain. She has published several books of poetry: Multiplicada en mí (2010; revised and augmented second edition, 2014); Palabras al borde de mis labios (2014), En la batalla (2016), Ruta 51C (2017), Sobre luciérnagas (2019), Sin ambages/To the Point (2020), and Clementina (2021). She is coauthor of Tomamos la palabra: mujeres en la guerra civil de El Salvador (1980-1992) (2016), a collection of testimonies of women who fought in El Salvador’s civil war. Her poems and narratives have been published in several anthologies and literary magazines, both in print and digital format, throughout Latin America, the United States, and Spain.