Biography and History

Randall has been a poet, editor, and author. She was born in New York but spent most of her adult life in Latin America, moving from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Mexico in 1961, then to Cuba in 1969, and from there to Nicaragua in 1980, returning to Albuquerque in 1984.

Source: From the finding aid for C0861

  • Selected Correspondence of Margaret Randall. 1977-1999 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0861

    The Selected Correspondence of Margaret Randall consists of letters exchanged between the American Marxist, poet, editor, author Margaret Randall, and many Latin American poets, writers, journalists, editors, and friends. Also included are subject files, articles, and printed matter relating to Cuba and Nicaragua. Randall was born in New York, but spent most of her adult life in Latin America. In 1961 she moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Mexico, then to Cuba in 1969, and from there to Nicaragua in 1980, returning to Albuquerque in 1984.