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Martin Espada, Professor of English at U. Mass-Amherst, where he teaches creative writing, Latino poetry and the work of Pablo Neruda, spoke to Milton students on January 11 as the 2006 Martin Luther King speaker. Martin Espada received the American Book Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His other honors include the PEN/Revson Fellowship and the Paterson Poetry Prize. Martin Espada’s poems have been acclaimed by writers such as Julia Alvarez and Barbara Kingsolver, among others; you can read some of his work and find out more about him on his Web site: