Paul Flores

1182 Naples St.
San Francisco, CA 94112
415 350-9775

Author's Bio

Paul S. Flores is a poet, playwright, novelist and nationally prominent spoken word artist from San Francisco who specializes in bilingual and hip-hop performance. His novel Along the Border Lies won the 2003 PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award.. Flores most recent plays Fear of a Brown Planet (2005) and REPRESENTA! (2007) were both National Performance Network Creation Fund Commissions. Flores was featured on Russell Simmons Present: Def Poetry on HBO and was recently awarded a Center for Cultural Innovation grant to tour Latin America. He is the co-founder of Youth Speaks and currently teaches Hip-Hop Theater and Spoken Word at the University of San Francisco. For more info:

Publications and Prizes

10th Annual Litquake
, Books and Books
, Cal State University San Marcos Arts and Lectures
, El Museo del Barrio
, Nuyorican Poets Cafe
, Russell Simmons Presents: Def Poetry on HBO
, San Francisco International Poetry Festival
, University of Georgia
, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Prizes Won: 
2003 PEN-OAKLAND Josephine Miles Literary Award

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Spoken Word Artist
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Born in: 
Chula Vista
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Chula Vista, CA
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Last updated: Jun 15, 2011