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Laurie Ann Guerrero

Author's Bio

Current Poet Laureate of the city of San Antonio and recently appointed Poet Laureate of the state of Texas for 2016, Laurie Ann Guerrero is the author of three poetry collections, Babies under the Skin, A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying, and A Crown for Gumecindo. Guerrero's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry, Indiana Review, Huizache, Texas Monthly, Bellevue Review, Women's Studies Quarterly, Feminist Studies, and others. She is the Writer-in-Residence & Literary Arts Director at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center in San Antonio and Director of the Macondo Writers’ Workshop, founded by Sandra Cisneros. She holds a BA in English from Smith College and an MFA in poetry from Drew University.

Publications and Prizes

A Crown for Gumecindo (Aztlan Libre Press, 2015), A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying (University of Notre Dame Press, 2013), Babies Under the Skin (Panhandler Press, 2007)
Texas Poetry Calendar 2008 (Dos Gatos Press, 2007), The Weight of Addition: An Anthology of Texas Poetry (Mutabilis Press, 2007), Texas Poetry Calendar 2007 (Dos Gatos Press, 2006), Voices Along the River (San Antonio Poetry Fair, 2002)
Bellevue Literary Review, Border Senses, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Feminist Studies, Global City Review, Literary Mama, Meridians Feminism, Race, Transnationalism, PALABRA: A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art, Palo Alto Review, The Acentos Review, Women's Studies Quarterly
Andres Montoya Poetry Prize, 2012 Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Award, 2013 International Latino Book Award, 2014

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Listing last updated: September 24, 2015

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San Antonio, TX
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San Antonio, TX

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