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Clemente Soto Vélez
Portrait of Clemente Soto Vélez

Clemente Soto Vélez (1905–1993) was an influential Puerto Rican poet and activist. He is well known in Puerto Rico for both his poetry and his advocacy for independence. A bilingual selection of his poetry, The Blood That Keeps Singing/La Sangre que Sigue Canta, was published in 2001 by Curbstone Press.

AGNI has published the following work:

from The Promised Land
by Clemente Soto Vélez
Translated from the Spanish by Martín Espada and Camilo Pérez-Bustillo
AGNI 29 and 30 Print Only
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