Laurie Ann Guerrero


San Antonio, TX
Texas US

Author's Bio

Poet Laureate of the state of Texas, Laurie Ann Guerrero is the author of three poetry collections, Babies under the Skin, A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying, and A Crown for Gumecindo. Guerrero's work has appeared in Poetry, Indiana Review, Huizache, Texas Monthly, Bellevue Review, Women's Studies Quarterly, Feminist Studies, and others. She is the Writer-in-Residence & Literary Arts Director at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center in San Antonio and Director of the Macondo Writers’ Workshop. She holds a BA in English from Smith College and an MFA in poetry from Drew University.

Publications & Prizes

Texas Poetry Calendar 2008 (Dos Gatos Press, 2007)
The Weight of Addition: An Anthology of Texas Poetry (Mutabilis Press, 2007)
Texas Poetry Calendar 2007 (Dos Gatos Press, 2006)
Voices Along the River (San Antonio Poetry Fair, 2002)
A Crown for Gumecindo (Aztlan Libre Press, 2015)
A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying (University of Notre Dame Press, 2013)
Babies Under the Skin (Panhandler Press, 2007)
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Feminist Studies
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Palo Alto Review
Women's Studies Quarterly
Prizes won: 

Andres Montoya Poetry Prize, 2012
Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Award, 2013
International Latino Book Award, 2014
Helen C. Smith Award, Texas Institute of Letters, 2015

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Feminist, Latino/Latina/Latinx
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Born in: 
San Antonio
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San Antonio, TX
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Last update: Oct 03, 2016