Rebecca Gaydos

Rebecca Gaydos was born in Santa Barbara, California, where her mother and father danced in a regional ballet company. At UC Berkeley she won the Eisner Prize in Poetry and earned her Ph.D. in English. She has taught literature and writing at Diablo Valley College, San Quentin State Prison, and UC Berkeley. Her first full-length book of poetry, Güera, is forthcoming from Omnidawn Publishing in 2016.

The Federal District

There’s a part that traces the nation back to brown women getting fucked by white men. And one page has a woman holding a baby. And then another page asks why the Indian men didn’t fuck the white women. And …

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