Francisco Aragón‘s latest book, Glow of Our Sweat (Scapegoat Press), received second place in the “Poetry in English” category at the 2011 International Latino Book Awards. He is the editor of the award-winning anthology The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (University of Arizona Press) and author of Puerta del Sol (Bilingual Press). His translations appear in Federico García Lorca’s Selected Verse: A Bilingual Edition (1996). Aragón directs Letras Latinas, the literary program of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, where he oversees a number of literary initiatives, including “Latino/a Poetry Now,” a multi-year collaboration with the Poetry Society of America. He is a CantoMundo fellow, as well as a member of the Macondo Writers’ Workshop in San Antonio. He resides in Arlington, VA and Notre Dame, IN.
Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/aragon-francisco/
Submitted by Kim Roberts, December 2013