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 400 articles about indigenous Latin America in "Indian Country Today Media Network".

Publications and Prizes

Rufino's Secret
(Foothills Publishing, 2011)
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)
Chicago Review, On the Bus, 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.Honorable Mention in the Split This Rock Poetry Contest 2017 for "Everyday We Remember Oscar Lopez Rivera".

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Puerto Rican
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Harrisburg, PA
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Last updated: Mar 17, 2017