Set in the Salvadoran Civil War, the powerful true story of a young poet who becomes an activist through a trial by fire.
Carolyn Forche is an American poet, editor, translator and human rights activist. Her honours include a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Academy of American Poets Fellowship for distinguished poetic achievement and three fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2017, she became one of the first two poets ever to receive the Windham-Campbell Prize. Forche is a University Professor at Georgetown University.