Ruben Quesada

Chicago, IL

Author's Bio

Ruben Quesada is a poet, editor, and translator. His writing and media have been featured at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Poetry Foundation, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, the American Poetry Review, Southern Humanities Review, and elsewhere.

Publications and Prizes

Next Extinct Mammal
(Greenhouse Review Press, 2011)
Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality
(Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011)
, Divining Divas
(Lethe Press, 2012)
American Poetry Review, BOAAT Journal, Cimarron Review, Entropy, Jam Tarts, Origins, Pilgrimage, Ploughshares blog, Queen Mob's Tea House, Rattle, The Southern California Review, Southern Humanities Review, Stand Magazine, Superstition Review, The Oxford American, The Rumpus, Third Coast, TriQuarterly, Tupelo Quarterly
Exiled from the Throne of Night
(Aureole Press, 2008)

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
In Full Velvet by Jenny Johnson
After Babel by George Steiner
Unaccompanied by Javier Zamora
The Cambridge Companion to Latina/o American Literature by John Morán González

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

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Identifies as: 
G/L/B/T, Hispanic, Latino/Latina
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Fluent in: 
English, French, Spanish
Born in: 
Los Angeles
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Last updated: Dec 22, 2017