Edward Vidaurre

Edward Vidaurre

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Edward Vidaurre, an emerging voice in Latino literature and Beat poetry. His work is forthcoming in The Beatest State in the Union: An Anthology of Beat Texas Writers and in Poetry Of Resistance: An Anthology Of Poets Responding To SB 1070 & Xenophobia. Vidaurre has also been published in other anthologies: Arriba Baseball!, and Juventud! and Boundless--the Anthology of the Valley International Poetry Festival 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, and in literary journals, among them: La Bloga's On Line Floricanto, Bordersenses, RiversEdge, Interstice, La Noria Literary Journal, Harbinger Asylum, Left Hand of the Father, Brooklyn & Boyle--a newspaper published in East Los Angeles, his hometown. His first collection of poetry, I Took My Barrio On A Road Trip, (Slough Press) was published in 2013 and his second collection, Insomnia (El Zarape Press), was published in 2014. Conceived in El Salvador and born in Los Angeles, California, in 1973, Vidaurre is the founder of Pasta, Poetry, and Vino--a monthly open mic gathering of artists, poets, and musicians. He has been listed in Letras Latinas List of 2013 A Year In Poetry: a Weblog of the literary program of the Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame as well as La Bloga's On Line Floricanto Best Poems of 2013 (list of six poets). Vidaurre co-edited TWENTY: Poems in Memoriam, an anthology in response to the Newtown, CT, tragedy, and Boundless 2014: the Anthology of the Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival. His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He resides in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.



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Posted 7 Years Ago


Hi friend, I hope to see you back on the Cafe soon,
and posting your new inspirations ^_^
Kindest Regards, Michael

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Posted 12 Years Ago


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Posted 12 Years Ago


Just stopping by to welcome you to



Hope you are having a wonderful day!


Love,

Val

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Posted 12 Years Ago


Edward,
There is much sadness & truth & beauty in your work. Keep sharing. Suzanne

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Posted 12 Years Ago


Thanks for reading Edward, and the nice words. Coming froma wordsmith such as yourself that means a lot.

Cheers,

Ben

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Posted 12 Years Ago


Thank you Edward :))

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Posted 12 Years Ago


thanks for the review :)

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Posted 12 Years Ago


Heya... things are flowing flowing... how are things on your end?

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Posted 12 Years Ago


Good morning!

Just stopping by to say hi and welcome you to the group. Hope you enjoy it : )

You can check our current challenge, which will be due tomorrow Challenge of the Week ~ # 21 and have fun reading the creations of your fellow Undergrounders ;)

Hope you are having a great day!

Love,

Val



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Posted 12 Years Ago


hey fellow Texan!!!

just wanted to let ya know that im gonna be doing some catching up here real soon! hope you are well!!!