Laurie Ann Guerrero Wins the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize

Laurie Ann Guerrero has been selected as the winner of the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize from the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame. The prize is awarded for the first full-length book of poetry by a Hispanic poet residing in the United States. Her book of poems, entitled A Tongue in the Mouth of Dying, will be published by the University of Notre Dame Press in 2013.

Guerrero, a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, is an instructor at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, Texas.

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  1. Maricela Oliva says:

    This is wonderful news about someone teaching in my vicinity. I will try to get in touch.

  2. Larissa Mercado-Lopez says:

    So honored to have written about her brilliant poetry in my dissertation!

  3. Auntie Cyndi says:

    My brilliant niece, against all odds, you fought for your dreams and they are coming true, one by one. On behalf of the Brown’s, Congratulations!!! I will be amongst the first of many, to purchase your book.

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