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Poetic Bridges Awards Event - Continental Poetry Contest

Award Ceremony will be held during the INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2018 on the day Tuesday, November 6h at the University of Houston, Student Center South, Skyline Room, 4455 University Dr., Houston, TX 77204 @ 4pm

The announcement of the winner of the Poetic Bridges 2018 contest will be with Dr. Anadeli Bencomo from University of Houston.

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Winners of the Poetic Bridges 2018

First place of the Poetic Bridges 2018:

Ignacio Carvajal is Costa Rican. His work has appeared in OUT/CAST and Brain Mill Press' Voices, as well as in the anthologies Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland and The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States. Ignacio is a member of the Latino Writers Collective of Kansas City and the Taller Literario Don Chico in San José. He is a PhD Candidate in Latin American Literature at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is also a board member of Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review.

Ignacio Carvajal es de Costa Rica. Sus poemas han aparecido en OUT/CAST y "Voices" de Brain Mill Press, y también en las antologías Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland y The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States. Ignacio es miembro del Latino Writers Collective de Kansas City y del Taller Literario don Chico en San José. Está terminando su doctorado en literatura latinoamericana en la Universidad de Texas en Austin, donde también es miembro de la junta directiva de Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review.

Photo: Ignacio Carvajal

Second place of the Poetic Bridges 2018:

Pablo Flores: Language and Literature student at the Central University of Ecuador. Publish a treated book: Silicone Baby (Mexico D.F. Editorial And the book Cesado el nombre (The Angel Editor, Ecuadorian House of Culture Benjamín Carrión).Acknowledgments:First National Poetry Award Emerging Desembarco 2013. National Poetry Prize in Parallel 0, 2013. II Poetry Prize Book Day and the Rose organized by UNESCO, and the Poetry Poet vs. Poet Prize of the city of Quito.Antonio Gala Foundation Scholarship for Young Creators in Córdoba, Spain.Participation in anthologies: Dynamic Latin American Poetry Show ¨Tea party¨ (Chile, 2013), Newest Ecuadorian Poetry (Colombia-Ecuador, 2013), Poetry in Parallel Zero (2013, Ecuador), and Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans (USA, 2002).International meetings: XIV International Poetry Festival in Cali, Colombia. International Book Fair, Cuba. International Book Fair, Quito. III Underground Festival of Poetry, Mexico. V Festival of Poetry and Narrative "Ojo en la Tinta", Colombia, IV Festival of Poetry Iberoamericana "Poquita Fe", Chile, among others.

Pablo Flores: Estudiante de Lenguaje y Literatura en la Universidad Central del Ecuador.Publique un libro tratado: Silicone Baby (México D.F. Editorial Y el libro Cesado el nombre (El Ángel Editor, Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamín Carrión).Reconocimientos:Primer Premio Nacional de Poesía Emergente Desembarco 2013. Premio Único Nacional de Poesía en Paralelo 0, 2013. II Premio de Poesía Día del Libro y la Rosa organizado por la UNESCO, y el I premio de poesía Poeta vs Poeta de la ciudad de Quito. Beca Fundación Antonio Gala para Jóvenes Creadores en Córdoba, España.Particpacion en antologías: Muestra Dinámica de Poesía Latinoamericana ¨Tea party¨ (Chile, 2013), Novísima Poesía Ecuatoriana (Colombia- Ecuador, 2013), Poesía en Paralelo Cero (2013, Ecuador), y Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans (EEUU, 2002).Encuentros internacionales: XIV Festival Internacional de Poesía en Cali, Colombia. Feria Internacional del Libro, Cuba. Feria Internacional del Libro, Quito. III Festival Subterráneo de Poesía, México. V Festival de Poesía y Narrativa “Ojo en la Tinta”, Colombia, IV Festival de Poesía Iberoamericana “Poquita Fe”, Chile, entre otros.

Photo: Pablo Flores

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