February 2006

Rigoberto González reads "Thoughts on my sick-bed" by Dorothy Wordsworth

In this installment, Rigoberto González reads “Thoughts on my sick-bed” by Dorothy Wordsworth. González is the author of four books, So Often the Pitcher Goes to Water until It Breaks, a 1998 National Poetry Series selection; two bilingual children's books, Soledad Sigh-Sighs / Soledad Suspiros and Antonio's Card / La Tarjeta de Antonio; and a novel, Crossing Vines. He has three titles forthcoming: Butterfly Boy, a memoir; Other Fugitives and Other Strangers, poetry; and a biography of Chicano writer Tomas Rivera. He is Associate Professor of English and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and is Contributing Editor to Poets & Writers magazine.