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Jacqui Cornetta

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Jacqui Cornetta

Jacqui Cornetta is a writer, translator, and musician. Their work appears in Circumference, Lost & Found: CUNY Poetics Documents Initiative, The Puerto Rico Review, Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. She teaches at Queens College CUNY.

Articles by Jacqui Cornetta

A dock extending into the ocean
Photo by Nikita Castro on Unsplash
[The sea swarms. Your shout extends]
By Claudia Becerra
How likable the island when it isn’t / more than a door that opens outward.
Translated from Spanish by Jacqui Cornetta
Left, the book cover of Velorio. Right, a portrait of author Xavier Navarro Aquino.
Xavier Navarro Aquino. Photo copyright © Jayleen Santiago Díaz.
Breaking Language Open: Xavier Navarro Aquino on Writing Hurricane Maria in His Debut Novel
By Jacqui Cornetta
A multivoiced narrative was essential for the telling of the storm.