Joseph O. Legaspi

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Phone: 
917-270-4581

Author's Bio

Joseph O. Legaspi is the author of Imago (CavanKerry Press) and two chapbooks: Subways (Thrush Press) and Aviary, Bestiary (Organic Weapon Arts), winner of The Blair Prize. He lives in Queens, NY and works at Columbia University. His poems appeared in Poem-A-Day from the Academy of American Poets, World Literature Today, jubilat, CURA, Diode, Gay & Lesbian Review, North American Review, Water~Stone Review, From the Fishouse, and the anthologies Language for a New Century (W.W. Norton), Collective Brightness (Sibling Rivalry Press), Flicker and Spark (Low Brow Press) and Coming Close (Prairie Lights Books/University of Iowa Press). He co-founded Kundiman (www.kundiman.org), a non-profit organization serving Asian American poetry

Publications and Prizes

Book

Imago
(CavanKerry Press,
2007)

Chapbook

Subways
(Thrush Press,
2013)
Aviary, Bestiary
(Organic Weapon Arts,
2014)

Anthology

Language for a New Century
(W. W. Norton & Company,
2008)
PinoyPoetics
(Meritage Press,
2004)
Collective Brightness
(Sibling Rivalry Press,
2012)
Coming Close
(University of Iowa Press,
2013)
The Waiting Room Reader
(CavanKerry Press,
2009)
Collaborations
(Ravenna Press,
2007)
Encounters
(Skinner House Books,
2011)

Journal

North American Review
Bloomsbury Review
Literary Review
Gay and Lesbian Review
Gulf Coast
Crab Orchard Review
Puerto del Sol
jubilat
World Literature Today
The Normal School
diode
Water~Stone Review
Crab Creek Review
Sou'wester
Tidal Basin Review
from the fishouse
CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art and Action
Smartish Pace
The Collagist
Rattapallax
American Life in Poetry
MiPOesias
Hayden's Ferry Review
Bamboo Ridge
Seneca Review
Spoon River Poetry Review
Hyphen
Callaloo
The Drunken Boat
PEN International
Poet Lore
Prizes: 
New York Foundation for the Arts Poetry Fellowship Global Filipino Award David Blair Memorial Chapbook Prize Ledig House/Art Omi residency Pushcart nominations

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Manila, Philippines
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA

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Listing last updated: January 5, 2014.

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