Laurie Ann Guerrero

San Antonio, TX 78214

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

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 2007
(Dos Gatos Press, 2006)
, Texas Poetry Calendar 2008
(Dos Gatos Press, 2007)
, The Weight of Addition: An Anthology of Texas Poetry
(Mutabilis Press, 2007)
, Voices Along the River
(San Antonio Poetry Fair, 2002)
Bellevue Literary Review, BorderSenses, 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, Acentos Review, Women's Studies Quarterly
Prizes Won: 
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

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Feminist, Latino/Latina
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San Antonio
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San Antonio, TX
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Last updated: Oct 03, 2016