People, Places and Events on Stamps

Julia de Burgos

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The Julia de Burgos stamp was issued September 14, 2010.

One of Puerto Rico’s most celebrated poets, Julia de Burgos was honored with a stamp in the Literary Arts series in 2010. A revolutionary writer, thinker, and activist, de Burgos wrote more than 200 poems that probe issues of love, feminism, and political and personal freedom. The stamp features a portrait of de Burgos created by artist Jody Hewgill.