Julia de Burgos, Celebrated Poet, Honored on U.S. Stamp


SAN JUAN, PR — On the eve of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Julia de Burgos, one of Puerto Rico’s most celebrated poets, was recognized by the Postal Service on a 44-cent stamp at the Teatro Tapia, one of the oldest drama stage buildings in the U.S.

An award-winning writer and journalist, Julia de Burgos takes her place among honorees in the Postal Service’s Literary Arts series and with 75 other Hispanic-themed stamps.