Luis Lopez-Maldonado

Poet

Phone: 
714-769-0295

Author's Bio

LUIS LOPEZ-MALDONADO is a Xicanx poeta, choreographer and educator, born and raised in Southern California. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California Riverside, in Creative Writing and Dance. His poetry has been seen in The American Poetry Review, Foglifter, The Packinghouse Review, Public Pool, and Spillway, among many others. He also earned a Master of Arts degree in Dance from Florida State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame, where he was poetry editorial assistant for the Notre Dame Review, and founder of the men's writing workshop in the St. Joseph County Juvenile Justice Center; Recipient of the Sparks Summer Fellowship 2016. He is currently co-founder and editor at The Brillantina Project.

Publications & Prizes

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Cloudbank
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Connotation Press: An Online Artifact
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Public Pool
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Spillway Magazine

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American, Appalachian, Arab American, Armenian American, Asian American, Austrian American, Baltic American, Brazilian, British, Buddhist, Caribbean American, Celtic American, Chinese American, Christian, Cuban American, Czech American, Disabled, Dutch American, English American, European American, Feminist, Filipino American, French, German American, Greek American, Haitian American, Hispanic, Hungarian American, Indian American, Iranian American, Irish American, Israeli American, Italian American, Jamaican American, Japanese American, Jewish, Korean American, Latino/Latina/Latinx, LGBTQ, Lithuanian American, Mexican, Mixed Race, Muslim, Native American, Norwegian American, Pacific Islander, Polish American, Portuguese American, Puerto Rican, Romanian, Russian American, Scandinavian American, Scotch-Irish American, South Asian, Spanish American, Swedish American, Turkish American, Welsh American, White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
CA
California
Raised in: 
CA
California
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Last update: May 22, 2019