Rick Kearns

3022 North 5th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Author's Bio

He has also had work published in Drum Voices Revue, The Patterson Review, Big Hammer and many other journals. Some of his work deals with his Puerto Rican heritage, including some work exploring his Taino ancestry. Rick has also been a journalist for 25 years, publishing over 200 articles about indigenous Latin America in "Indian Country Today Media Network".

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Rufino's Secret
(Foothills Publishing, 2011)
Anthologies: 
El Coro/A Chorus of Latino and Latina Poetry
(University of Massachusetts Press, 1997)
, I Was Indian (before being Indian was cool)
(Foothills Publishing, 2009)
Journals: 
Chicago Review, Onthebus, Painted Bride Quarterly, PALABRA: A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art, The Massachusetts Review, Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought
Prizes Won: 
Named Poet Laureate of the City of Harrisburg, Pa in 2014.

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Puerto Rican
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
Harrisburg
Raised in: 
Harrisburg, PA
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Last updated: Apr 25, 2014