cover image Casting Off

Casting Off

Claribel Alegria, Claribel Alegrc-A, Stefan Sayers Neilson. Curbstone Press, $13.95 (114pp) ISBN 978-1-880684-98-6

A cornerstone of Bill Moyers's PBS poetry special, El Salvador poet Claribel Alegria has spent several semesters in the U.S. as a visiting writer, and now offers The Soltando Amarras/ Casting Off, a new collection of poems in Spanish, with en-face translations by Margaret Sayers Peden: ""The world isn't ending,/ it's changing,/ Cassandra,/ it's changing.""