Classical 91.5

Origin of Glass

Mar 30, 2018

“Origin of Glass” from Cenzontle by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

Read by Jonathan Everitt

Born in Mexico, Hernandez Castillo immigrated to the United States at age five through the mountains of Tijuana. He is a CantoMundo Fellow and is the first undocumented student to graduate from the University of Michigan’s Creative Writing MFA program. He is the cofounder Undocupoets, and lives in California, where he teaches at Sacramento State University.

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