Juan Felipe Herrera’s “Akrílica” and the Not Yet of Latinidad

SEPTEMBER 8, 2022 IN HIS INTRODUCTION to Juan Felipe Herrera’s poetry collection, Akrílica (2022), Farid Matuk describes the collection, first published in 1989, as an act of “retrieval” rather than “recovery.” We steal Akrílica away from literary institutions, away from the discipline of literature, and away from traditions of experimental poetics that should hope to … Read more