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Miguel Algarín Jr.
11 September 1941|
Santurce, Puerto Rico
|Died||1 December 2020
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Poet, scholar, editor, playwright, translator|
|Notable works||"On Call", "Time's Now"/"Ya Es Tiempo"|
|Notable awards||American Book Award (1980, 1985, 1994), Larry Leon Hamlin Producer's Award, American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement, Obie Award|
|Relatives||Miguel Algarín (father), María Algarín (mother)|
Miguel Algarín Jr. (11 September 1941 – 1 December 2020) was a Puerto Rican poet, historian and writer. He was known as the co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Café. He was a Rutgers University professor of English. Algarín was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico.
Algarín's books include Mongo Affair, On Call (1980), Body Bee Calling from the 21st Century (1982), Time's Now/Ya es tiempo (1985), Love Is Hard Work: Memorias de Loisaida/Poems (1997, Lower East Side Memories/Poems).
Algarín died on 1 December 2020 in New York City, aged 79.
- Action. Touchstone. 1997.
- Survival Supervivencia. Arte Publico Press. 2009.
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