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Laurie Ann Guerrero

Author's Bio

Poet Laureate of the state of Texas, 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 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. She holds a BA in English from Smith College and an MFA in poetry from Drew University.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
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)
Anthologies:
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)
Journals:
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
Prizes:
Andres Montoya Poetry Prize, 2012 Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Award, 2013 International Latino Book Award, 2014 Helen C. Smith Award, Texas Institute of Letters, 2015

Laurie Ann Guerrero Resume

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Listing last updated: October 3, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Feminist, Latino/Latina
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
San Antonio, TX
Raised in:
San Antonio, TX

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