Tino Villanueva is the author of seven books of poetry, including Scene from the Movie GIANT (1993), which won a 1994 American Book Award. Six of his poems appear in The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature (2011). His latest, So Spoke Penelope (2013), has been translated into Italian and Spanish. One of his ekphrastic poems appeared in the March 2016 issue of Poetry magazine. He recently retired from Boston University.
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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.