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Full Name: Julia De Burgos
(1914-1953) Poet. Julia De Burgos was born in Puerto Rico. She was a militant member of the Nationalist Party. She published two collections of poems: "Poema En Veinte Zurcos" and "Cancion De La Verdad Sencilla." She lived in New York City for a short time in 1940 and then went to Cuba. She moved to New York City permanently in 1942. Her posthumous "Obra Poetica" contains all her poetry. Julia De Burgos died, literally forgotten and unknown, on a street in Harlem, Manhattan, New York, in 1953. In 2010 the United States Postal Service issued its 27th stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of Julia De Burgos.
Author's Timeline:
1914 (Unknown) County
Julia Constancia Burgos García was born in Carolina, Puerto Rico, on February 17, 1914. 
1940 New York County
Julia De Burgos lived in New York City for a short time in 1940 and then went to Cuba. She moved to New York City permanently in 1942. 
1953 New York County
Julia De Burgos died, literally forgotten and unknown, in Harlem Hospital, Manhattan, New York, on July 6, 1953.  
2010 (Unknown) County
The United States Postal Service honored Julia de Burgos in September 2010 with the issuance of its 26th stamp in the Literary Arts series. The stamp featured a portrait of Julia de Burgos created by artist Jody Hewgill. 
1938 (Unknown) County
Poema En Veinte Zurcos (Poem In Twenty Furrows)
Collection of poems. 
1939 (Unknown) County
Cancion De La Verdad Sencilla (Song of the Simple Truth)
Collection of poems. 
1986 (Unknown) County
Yo Misma Fui Mi Ruta
(Pub: Ediciones Huracán. ISBN: 0-940238-30-6.)
2004 (Unknown) County
Julia De Burgos Obra Poetica
(Pub: Instituto De Cultura Puertorriquena. ISBN: 978-0865815988.)
1992 (Unknown) County
Roses in the Mirror: Translated Poems of Julia De Burgos
(Pub: Poets Refuge / Ediciones Mairena. ISBN: 978-0962396816.)
Collection of poetry; translated by Carmen D. Lucca. 
1954 (Unknown) County
El Mar Y Tu, Otros Poemas (The Sea And You)
(Pub: Ediciones Huracan. ISBN: 978-0940238466.)
Collection of poetry. 
1994 (Unknown) County
Amor Y Soledad
(Pub: Ediciones Torremozas. ISBN: 84-7839-136-3.)
1937 (Unknown) County
Poemas Exactos A Mí Misma (Poems Exact To Myself)
Collection of poetry. 

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