Benjamin Alire Sáenz is a Chicano poet, writer, professor and painter who has lived most of his life near the U.S.-Mexico border. He calls himself a "fronterizo" -- a Spanish word for border resident -- because, he says, the border…
Benjamin Alire Sáenz is a Chicano poet, novelist, professor and painter who lives near El Paso, Texas, just across the border from the Mexican town of Juarez. Much of his work addresses the land and people of the area.
By Tom LeGro
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