Pablo Miguel Martinez
Pablo Miguel Martínez’s poetry collection, Brazos, Carry Me (Kórima Press) received the 2013 PEN Southwest Book Award for Poetry. His chapbook, Cuent@ (Finishing Line Press), will be published in 2015. Pablo’s individual poems have appeared in Americas Review, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Harpur Palate, Gay and Lesbian Review, Inkwell, North American Review, Pilgrimage and the San Antonio Express-News, among other publications. His poetry has been widely anthologized and his prose has appeared in the El Paso Times, the San Antonio Current, the San Antonio Express-News, El Aviso (journal of the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture), and La Voz (Esperanza Peace and Justice Center). In addition to the PEN Southwest Book Award, Pablo has been a recipient of the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Artistic Excellence, the Oscar Wilde Award, and the Chicano/Latino Literary Prize. His literary work has received support from the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation and the Artist Foundation of San Antonio. Pablo is a Co-Founder of CantoMundo, a national retreat-workshop for Latina/o poets. He has taught English and Creative Writing at Our Lady of the Lake University, Lone Star College, and the University of Louisville. Currently he is Executive Director of San Anto Cultural Arts, a not-for-profit that works with young people in San Antonio’s near-West Side. Visit Pablo’s Webpage at www.brazoscarryme.com.