Ode to Ben Shahn
Copyright © September 2019 María DeGuzmán
María DeGuzmán is a conceptual photographer, writer, scholar, and music composer. She has published photography in The Grief Diaries, Coffin Bell, Typehouse Literary Magazine, and Two Hawks Quarterly (forthcoming); poetry in The Kentucky Poetry Review, The Cape Rock, and Empty Mirror; a photo-text creative nonfiction piece in Oyster River Pages; and short stories in Mandorla: New Writing from the Americas, Huizache: The Magazine of Latino Literature, and Sinister Wisdom. She has also published three scholarly books: Spain’s Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire (Minnesota Press, 2005); Buenas Noches, American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night (Indiana University Press, 2012); and Understanding John Rechy (University of South Carolina Press, 2019). Her SoundCloud website may be found at: https://soundcloud.com/mariadeguzman.