Luisa Caycedo-Kimura

Author's Bio

A poet and translator, Luisa Caycedo-Kimura was the 2014 John K. Walsh Residency Fellow at the Anderson Center at Tower View, the 2014 Adrienne Reiner Hochstadt Fellow at Ragdale, and a 2013 Robert Pinsky Global Fellow in Poetry. Luisa holds an MFA from Boston University, where she teaches creative writing. Born in Colombia and raised in New York City, a former attorney, Luisa left the legal profession to pursue her passion for writing. She has received various awards for her poetry and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

Publications and Prizes

Sunken Garden Poetry: 1992-2011
(Wesleyan University Press, 2012)
Adanna, Caduceus, Connecticut Review, Connecticut River Review, Crack the Spine, Ellipsis, Frigg Magazine, Jelly Bucket, Louisiana Literature, Mid-American Review, Nashville Review, Noctua Review, PALABRA: A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art, Pilgrimage Magazine, San Pedro River Review

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Christian, Feminist, Hispanic, Latino/Latina
Prefers to work with: 
Mentally Ill
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Ibagué, Colombia
Raised in: 
Queens, NY
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Last updated: Mar 07, 2016