New Mexico State University

English Department

P.O. Box 30001, MSC 3E

Las Cruces, NM 88001

Puerto del Sol

Weirding it up since 1964.

Puerto del Sol is funded by New Mexico State University and the Mercedes Delos Jacobs Fund, and designed and operated by the students of the MFA in Creative Writing program.

Puerto del Sol is a proud member of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses.

March 27, 2020

Grading Rubric

Trauma is weighted as follows:

Formal Essays (55-65%)

             Write “Children of Immigrants” – 10% (doubled if undocumented)

             Write “first generation” – 15%

             Mention the color of the coyote’s van – 10%

             Keep family in the past tense – 5%...

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Current Issue: 55.1, Spring 2020
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