Prof. Maurice Kilwein Guevara

Maurice Kilwein Guevara, Professor

phone: 414-229-4520
office: Curtin Hall 512
vita (pdf 82k)


PhD, English and Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
MFA, Fiction and Literary Translation, Bowling Green State University
BA, English / BS, Psychology, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests:

Modernist and Contemporary Poetry
Latina/o Literature(s)
Performance Practice and Theory
Creative Writing Pedagogy
Literature and Medicine

Teaching Interests:

Literary Writing
Contemporary Poetry
Fiction, and Drama/Performance Art
U.S. Latina/o Literature(s)
The Prose Poem

Other Relevant Activities:

Founding Member, National Latino Writers' Association (NALWA)
Former President, The Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)

Recent Publications:

Autobiography of So-and-so: Poems in Prose (New Issues Press)
Poems of the River Spirit (University of Pittsburgh Press)
Postmortem (University of Georgia Press)

The Last Bridge/El último puente (staged reading Off-Broadway)

Film (as co-screenwriter and actor)
To Box Clouds (Migrant Productions)

Poems, Stories, Monologs, Articles (selected)
Poetry, Parnassus, Exquisite Corpse, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, The Cream City Review, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Sentence, Seneca Review, Fourteen Hills

Anthologies (selected)
Touching the Fire: Fifteen Poets of Today's Latino Renaissance, The New American Poets: A Bread Loaf Anthology, American Poetry: The Next Generation, No Boundaries: Prose Poems by 24 American Poets, The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, The Southern California Anthology

Poems of the River Spirit
Autobiography of So-and-So