Magdalena Gomez

Poet, Spoken Word Artist

P.O. Box 80836
Springfield, MA 01138

Author's Bio

Publications & Prizes

Poetry

Anthology:
Breaking Ground/Abriendo Caminos (Editorial Campana, 2012)
Books:
Latinas: An Anthology of Struggles and Protests in 21st Century USA (Red Sugarcane Press, 2018)
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Creation God and Humanity, Catherine Wright (Paulist Press, 2017)
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Shameless Woman (Red Sugarcane Press, 2014)
Journal:
Typehouse Literary Magazine

Spoken Word

Anthologies:
Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature (Pearson Longman, 2006)
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A Community of Readers (Pearson Longman, 2004)
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El Coro: A Chorus of Latino and Latina Poetry (University of Massachusetts Press, 1997)
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The Community of Religions (Continuum, 1996)
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A SourceBook for Earth's Community of Religions (CoNexus Press, 1995)
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Paper Dance: 55 Latino Poets (Persea, 1995)
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Literature and Society (Prentice Hall, 1994)
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Puerto Rican Writers at Home in the USA (Open Hand, 1991)
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Four Contemporary Poets (La Vida Press, 1984)
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New York State Waterways Project (Ten Penny Players, 1979)
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Ordinary Women/Mujeres Comunes (Ordinary Women Books, 1978)
Journals:
ART/LIFE
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Berkshire Review
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Callaloo
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Drexel Online Journal
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Luna
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MIJA online magazine
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Poets
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Tea Party Magazine
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Prizes won: 

Poet Laureate, Springfield, Massachusetts, MA (2019-2021)

Latinas 50 Plus Literature Award, Fordham University, 2019

Latinx Excellence on the Hill Award, Massachusetts State House, Black and Latino Legislative Caucus, 2019

Excellence in the Arts Award, Springfield Cultural Council, Springfield, MA 2018

Arts and Humanities Award, New England Public Radio, 2018

 

 

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina/Latinx
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
New York City, NY
New York
Raised in: 
New York , NY
New York
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Last update: Oct 20, 2020