Holly Iglesias



Author's Bio

Holly Iglesias’ work includes three collections of poetry— Sleeping Things (Press 53), Angles of Approach (White Pine Press) and Souvenirs of a Shrunken World (Kore Press)—and a critical work, Boxing Inside the Box: Women’s Prose Poetry (Quale Press). In addition, she has translated the work of Cuban poet Caridad Atencio. She has been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council, the Edward Albee Foundation, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Iglesias currently teaches in MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Miami, with a focus on documentary/archival poetry.

Publications & Prizes

Sleeping Things (Press 53, 2018)
Angles of Approach (White Pine Press, 2010)
Souvenirs of a Shrunken World (Kore Press, 2008)
Fruta Bomba (Q Avenue Press, 2012)
Hands-On Saints (Quale Press, 2001)
Prizes won: 

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, 2011 North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship, 2009

More Information

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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
St. Louis
Raised in: 
St. Louis, MO
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Last update: Aug 10, 2019