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Marco Antonio Huerta

UC San Diego
San Diego, California

Marco Antonio Huerta is a poet and translator. Won the Carmen Alardín Poetry Award in 2005. Author of the poetry collections: La semana milagrosa (Conarte, 2006), Golden Boy (Letras de Pasto Verde, 2009), Hay un jardín (Tierra Adentro, 2009). During the summer of 2009 he decided to kill his own lyrical self. Magnitud/e (Gusanos de la nada, 2012) is a poem-in-progress written together with Sara Uribe and translated into English by John Pluecker. His work has been published in several periodicals and anthologies in Mexico, Spain, Uruguay, and the United States. He has performed on several experimental writing gatherings. His interest is now focused in language as a community builder, especially in virtual contexts. Currently Huerta is a student at the MFA in Writing program at the University of California, San Diego.