Margaret Randall

Margaret Randall  is a poet, essayist, oral historian, translator, photographer, and social activist.  She lived in Latin America for 23 years (in Mexico, Cuba, and Nicaragua).  From 1962 to 1969 she and Mexican poet Sergio Mondragon co-edited El Corno Emplumado / The Plumed Horn, a bi-lingual literary quarterly that published some of the best new work of the 1960s.  A prolific writer, a recent collection of poems, About Little Charlie Lindbergh, appeared from Wings (Summer 2014).  Haydee Santamaria, Cuban Revolutionary: She Led by Transgression, is recently out from Duke University (August 2015.)  Her most recent collection of poems ( June 2016) is She Becomes Time.  She lives in New Mexico with her partner (now wife) of almost 30 years, the painter Barbara Byers, and travels extensively to read, lecture, and teach.