Brenda Cardenas

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General Information

Name: Brenda Cardenas

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry

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Illinois Connection

She has taught at the Wright College in Chicago and the University of Illinois in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Brenda Cardenas has taught Latina/o Studies, Latin American Literature, Contemporary American Literature and writing courses at the Wright College in Chicago, University of Michigan, Wayne State University and the University of Illinois in Chicago.

She has had poems published in Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poetry Jam, After Hours, RATTLE: Poetry for the 21st Century, Learning by Heart: Contemporaryy American Poetry About School, Under the Pomegranate Tree: The Best New Latino Erotica, Paririe Schooner, Tamaqua and others.

Published Works

Between the Heart and the Land/Entre El Corazone Y La Tierra: Latina Poets in the Midwest, March Abrazo, 2001

Boomerang, Bilingual Review Press, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Between the Heart and the Land/Entre El Corazone Y LA Tierra: Latina Poets in the Midwest

ISBN: 1877636185
Release Date: 2001-09

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Boomerang (Canto Cosas)

ISBN: 1931010536
Release Date: 2009-09-15

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Literary Awards

2000 Illinois Arts Council Finalist Award in Poetry

2002 Award from Chicago Women in Publishing for editing Between the Heart and the Land

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Brenda Cardenas on WorldCat

Brenda Cardenas on Amazon

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