Ricardo Mario Amézquita

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General Information

Name: Ricardo Mario Amézquita

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry

Born: 1948 in Sterling, IL

Website: N/A

Email: ricbonnie@comcast.net

Illinois Connection

Amézquita is a native of Sterling, Illinois and now lives in DeKalb.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ricardo Mario Amézquita was born and raised in Sterling, Illinois. He graduated from high school in 1966 and served in the USAF until 1970. After graduating from Sauk Valley Community College and Sangamon State University (now the University of Illinois in Springfield), he served as a legal advocate for migrant workers. He also was an academic advisory for college students and taught First-Year English and English as a second language at a variety of colleges. Later he worked as a contract specialist for medical equipment and supplies for the Veterans Administration.

Published Works

  • Then She Kissed El Paco's Lips Now! Or April in DeKalb, Indian Paintbrush Poets , 2012

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Ricardo Mario Amézquita on WorldCat


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