Individual Author Record
Name: Richard Mario AmesquitaPen Name: Ricardo Mario Amezquita Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: 1948 in Sterling, IL Sites:
Illinois ConnectionThese selected poems written in Illinois between 1973 to 2003.
Biographical and Professional InformationBorn and raised in Sterling, Illinois. Graduated from high school 1966. Served in the USAF until 1970. Graduated from Sauk Valley Community College and Sangamon State University (now the University of Illinois in Springfield). Served as a legal advocate for migrant workers, an academic advisor for college students, taught First-Year English and English as a Second Language at a variety of colleges, and worked as a contract specialist for medical equipment and supplies for the Veterans Administration.
''Then She Kissed El Paco's Lips Now! Or April in DeKalb'', Indian Paintbrush Poets, 2012