Carmen Calatayud


San Antonio, TX
Texas US

Author's Bio

Carmen Calatayud is the daughter of immigrants: A Spanish father and Irish mother. Her book In the Company of Spirits was a runner-up for the Academy of American Poets Walt Whitman Award and a finalist for the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize. Her poetry has recently appeared in OyeDrum, Rogue Agent, and Tahoma Literary Journal, and was nominated for a 2023 Best of the Net Award. Her creative nonfiction has appeared in The Manifest-Station. Carmen is a Larry Neal Poetry Award winner and a Virginia Center for the Creative Arts fellow. Her poetry book This Tangled Body will be published by FlowerSong Press in collaboration with Letras Latinas in Spring 2024.


Publications & Prizes

Poetry of Resistance: Voices for Social Justice (University of Arizona Press, 2016)
The Poet's Quest for God (Eyewear Publishing, 2016)
DC Poets Against the War: An Anthology (Argonne House Press, 2004)
Mondo Barbie (St. Martin's Press, 1993)
In the Company of Spirits (Press 53, 2012)

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Last update: Jan 04, 2024