#Awp15: "Queridos: A Reading By Gay Latinos"

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This poetry reading will present a group of openly gay (queer) Latino poets at various stages in their careers. These authors, who come from around the country—brought together through creativity and community—will share a variety of original poems inspired by and/or against their identity as gay (queer) Latinos.

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Ruben Quesada, author of Next Extinct Mammal and Luis Cernuda: Exiled from the Throne of Night, is poetry editor of Codex Journal, Stories & Queer, and the Cossack Review. He teaches literature and writing at Eastern Illinois University.


Joe Jimenez is the author of The Possibilities of Mud. Jiménez was the recipient of the 2012 Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Prize and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. He lives in San Antonio and is a member of the Macondo Workshops.

Benjamin Garcia, a CantoMundo fellow, has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the Taos Summer Writers' Conference. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in As/Us Journal, [PANK], the Collagist, and Poet Lore.

Miguel M Morales grew up working as a migrant/seasonal farmworker. He is a Lambda Literary Fellows and a Macondista. He is a founding member of Fabulous Queer Writers and president of the Latino Writers Collective. His work appears in Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland, From Macho to Mariposa: New Gay Latino Fiction, Hibernation, and other poems by bear bards, Pilgrimage and Raspa Magazine, Duende, and Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review.
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By: Miguel M. Morales - Writer

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