A Crown for Gumecindo (Hardcover)
Author: Laurie Ann Guerrero
Artist: Maceo Montoya
Publisher: Aztlan Libre Press (2015)
Dedicated and addressed to the poet's grandfather, A Crown for Gumecindo is a heroic crown of sonnets that chronicles the first year of grief experienced due to the loss of the family patriarch. Through 15 linked sonnets, Guerrero offers readers a layered experience of the tender and often shocking revelations of grief. Visual artist and poet Maceo Montoya contributes fifteen original paintings inspired by Guerrero's sonnets.