Luisa Caycedo-Kimura


Bloomfield, CT

Author's Bio

Luisa Caycedo-Kimura is a Colombian-born writer, translator, and educator. Her honors include a John K. Walsh Residency Fellowship at the Anderson Center at Tower View, an Adrienne Reiner Hochstadt Fellowship at Ragdale, and a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry. Her work has also been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. A former attorney, Luisa left the legal profession to pursue her passion for writing. She holds an MFA from Boston University.

Publications & Prizes

Sunken Garden Poetry: 1992-2011 (Wesleyan University Press, 2012)
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Connecticut Review
Connecticut River Review
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Frigg Magazine
Jelly Bucket
Louisiana Literature
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Nashville Review
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Pilgrimage Magazine
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Prizes won: 

John K. Walsh Residency Fellowship , Adrienne Reiner Hochstadt Fellowship, Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Hispanic, Latino/Latina/Latinx
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, At Risk Youth, Immigration, Mental Health, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Schools, Teachers, Teenagers, Women
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Ibagué, TOL
Raised in: 
Queens, NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 18, 2020