Roberto Tejada

photo by Hillsmand Jackson

Roberto Tejada is the author of poetry collections that include Full Foreground (Arizona, 2012), Exposition Park (Wesleyan, 2010), Mirrors for Gold (Krupskaya, 2006), and Todo en el ahora (Libros Magenta, 2015), selected poems in Spanish language translation. He founded and co-edited the journal Mandorla: New Writing from the Americas, a multilingual annual of poetry and translation (1991-2014), and is the author of art histories that include National Camera: Photography and Mexico’s Image Environment (Minnesota, 2009); a monograph on pioneering Chicana conceptual artist Celia Alvarez Muñoz (Minnesota, 2009), and such catalog essays as “Los Angeles Snapshots” in Now Dig This!: Art and Black Los Angeles, 1960-1980 (Hammer Museum, 2011). He is faculty in the Creative Writing Program and Art History Department at the University of Houston.

 

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