Juan Felipe Herrera

Joaquin’s text is a shape-shifter of an existential “shivering,” yet, it is on fire. I salute Zihuatanejo for this blistering beauty among the ashes.

Layli Long Soldier

Joaquin Zihuatanejo brings us close, right to him, into the very thing one is made of: blood. Father. Mother. And I can feel—because I am shown—how absence, loss, conflict and contradictions are not to be feared, but with work, with line and word, become the very...

Eduardo C. Corral

Joaquín Zihuatanejo is a brilliant poet. His testimonials and songs and explorations are multilingual, structurally adventurous. The wide range of forms and dictions makes visible his ravenous curiosity and intellect.
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