Aldo Amparán

Poet

El Paso, TX
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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

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

More Information

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