Orlando Menes

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Name: Orlando Menes

Pen Name: Orlando Ricardo Menes

Genres: Poetry

Born: May 12, 1958 in Lima Peru


Website: www.orlandomenes.com

Email: omenes@nd.edu


Illinois Connection

Menes attended the University of Illinois-Chicago and received a Ph.D. in Creative Writing.

Biographical and Professional Information

Menes was born in Lima, Peru to Cuban parents but has lived most of his life in Miami, Florida. He also spent two years in Spain in the early 70's. He holds a BA and MA in English for the University of Florida. His poems have appeared in such journals as The Florida Review, Poem, Negative Capability, and The Ohio Poetry Review. For years photography was one of his passions, and in 1992 he had an exhibition of photographs at Books and Books in Miami Beach.

Published Works

  • Borderlands with Angels: Poems, Bacchae Press, 1994
  • Rumba atop the Stones: Poems, Peepal Tree Press, 2001
  • Renaming Ecstasy: Latino Writings on the Sacred, Bilingual Press/ Editorial Bilingue, 2004
  • Furia: Poems, Milkweed Editions, 2005

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Borderlands with angels

ISBN: 0963784951
Release Date: 1994-03

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Rumba Atop the Stones

ISBN: 190071549X
Release Date: 2001-07-01

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Renaming Ecstasy: Latino Writings on the Sacred

ISBN: 1931010153
Release Date: 2003-11-15

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Furia: Poems

ISBN: 1571314202
Release Date: 2005-04-10

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Orlando Menes on WorldCat

Orlando Menes on Amazon

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