Eddie Vega

Poet

San Antonio, TX 78228
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Author's Bio

Eddie Vega is a poet, spoken word artist, storyteller, and educator originally from the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, currently residing in San Antonio. His poetry has been displayed on VIA Buses and downtown San Antonio buildings. In 2017, he was the runner-up in the Haiku Death Match at the National Poetry Slam. His first full-length collection of poetry, Chicharra Chorus, was published in 2019 by FlowerSong Press. Vega writes about food, Tejano culture, social justice, and the intersections thereof. Known as the Taco-Poet of Texas, he can be found at an open-mic, slam, or taqueria on any given non-quarantine evening anywhere throughout South Texas.

 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Chicharra Chorus (FlowerSong Press, 2019)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Carmen Tafolla Jacinto Jesus Cardona Trinidad Sanchez Amado Nervo Edward Vidaurre

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina/Latinx
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
McAllen, TX
Texas
Raised in: 
McAllen, TX
Texas
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Last update: Apr 02, 2021