Aldo Amparán


El Paso, TX

Author's Bio

Aldo Amparán is the author of Brother Sleep (forthcoming 2022), winner of the 2020 Alice James Award. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts & CantoMundo. His work has appeared in, or is forthcoming from AGNI, Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review Online, New England Review, Ninth Letter, Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, & elsewhere.

He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of Texas at El Paso, where he teaches.

Publications & Prizes

Brother Sleep (Alice James Books, 2022)
Prizes won: 
  • 2020, Alice James Award
  • 2021, National Endowment for the Arts

More Information

Gives readings: 
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina/Latinx, LGBTQ, Mexican American
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
El Paso
Raised in: 
Ciudad Juárez, CHH
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Last update: May 12, 2021