Carlos Cumpián

b. 1953
Carlos Cumpián was born and raised in Texas and now lives in Chicago. He is the author of Coyote Sun (1990), Armadillo Charm (1996), and 14 Abriles (2010). His poems have been included in Emergency Tacos: Seven Poets con Picante (1989), and he coedited the anthology Latino Rainbow: Poems About Latino Americans (1995). Cumpián edits March Abrazo Press and teaches high school English in Chicago.

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POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

LIFE SPAN 1953–

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Carlos Cumpián was born and raised in Texas and now lives in Chicago. He is the author of Coyote Sun (1990), Armadillo Charm (1996), and 14 Abriles (2010). His poems have been included in Emergency Tacos: Seven Poets con Picante (1989), and he coedited the anthology Latino Rainbow: Poems About Latino Americans (1995). Cumpián edits March Abrazo Press and teaches high school English in Chicago.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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