Edwin Torres and Felicia Zamora — Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize Reading


Location: 210 McKenna Hall

There will be a reception at 6:15 PM in McKenna Hall.


Edwin Torres’ many books include Ameriscopia (University of Arizona Press), In the Function of External Circumstances (Nightboat Books), The All-Union Day Of The Shock Worker (Roof Books), Fractured Humorous (Subpress), and Onomalingua: noise songs and poetry (Rattalax Press), to name a few. His CDs include Oceano RiseNovo, and Holy Kid. He was born in New York City, and has traveled the edge of numerous poetry affairs, performances, sit-ins, sound-offs, web-offs, jams, jumps and institutions. He is recipient of fellowships from NYFA, The Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art, and The Poetry Fund, among others.


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Felicia Zamora’s books include Of Form & Gather, winner of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize (University of Notre Dame), & in Open, Marvel (Parlor Press), and Instrument of Gaps (Slope Editions 2018). She won the 2015 Tomaž Šalamun Prize (Verse)authored two chapbooks, and was the 2017 Poet Laureate of Fort Collins, CO. Her poetry is found in Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, jubilat, Meridian, Prairie Schooner, The Georgia Review, TriQuarterly ReviewWest Branch, and others. She is an associate poetry editor for the Colorado Review and is the Education Programs Coordinator for the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.  


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