Lupita Eyde-Tucker

Poet, Translator

Florida US

Author's Bio

Lupita Eyde-Tucker writes and translates poetry in English and Spanish. A native of New Jersey, she moved to Guayaquil, Ecuador at the age of twelve, where she fell in love with poetry in Spanish. She's the winner of the 2021 Unbound Emerging Poet Prize, and her poems have recently appeared in Women's Voices for Change, Yemassee, Rattle, [PANK], Night Heron Barks, McNeese Review, and Jet Fuel Review. Twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Lupita is an MFA candidate in Poetry at the University of Florida. She has received financial support from Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Bread Loaf Translators Conference, Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Conference, the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, and New York Summer Writing Institute. She will be a Staff Scholar at Bread Loaf Translators Conference in June 2022. In May 2022 her manuscript, Eucalyptus, was named a finalist in the Andrés Montoya Prize from Letras Latinas. Lupita teaches poetry virtually to elementary students in Miami-Dade County through O, Miami in the Classroom. Read more of her poems here:

Publications & Prizes


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Chatauqua Literary Journal
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McNeese Review
Nashville Review
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Night Heron Barks
Philadelphia Stories
Pilgrimage Magazine
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River Heron Review
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Women's Voices for Change


Arkansas International, a poem by Oriette D'Angelo, translated from the Spanish
Asymptote, poems by Oriette D'Angelo, translated from the Spanish
Circumference, a poem by Oriette D'Angelo, translated from the Spanish
Columbia Journal, a poem by Oriette D'Angelo, translated from the Spanish
Nashville Review, a poem by Oriette D'Angelo, translated from the Spanish
Prizes won: 

2021 Unbound Emerging Poet Prize

2019 Betty Gabehart Prize

2018 AWP Writer to Writer Mentee

More Information

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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
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New Jersey
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Last update: Jun 03, 2022