Sasha Pimentel

Sasha Pimentel is the author of For Want of Water (2017), winner of the National Poetry Series, and Insides She Swallowed (2010), winner of the American Book Award. Her poems and essays have appeared in the New York Times, PBS NewsHour, ESPN, American Poetry Review, and Literary Hub. She is an associate professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, on the border of Ciudad Juárez, México.

  • Sasha Pimentel
    BORDERS, OFTEN CONFUSED for boundaries, are first imagined by groups who insist power over geographies that surpass such insistence. So limits are invented into rivers and fo…