An Interview with Jaime Shaggy Flores

Felicia L. Fahey, Liz Hoagland


In this interview Jaime "Shaggy" Flores talks about recent changes within the Nuyorican poetry movement and the emergence of two new generations of poets over the last two decades. He discusses a number of issues including the ongoing "island" vs. "mainland" debate, the impact of music on both generations, race and class differences, and his own views about the place of Nuyorican poetry within the African diaspora and Black cultures of the United States.


Nuyorican poetry

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