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Juan Morales

Department Chair of English

Juan Morales
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Psychology (PSY) 171

Bio

Juan J. Morales is a Professor and the Department Chair of English and World Languages. He is also the author of three poetry collections, including The Handyman’s Guide to End Times (University of New Mexico Press, 2018), Winner of the 2019 International Latino Book Award. He has writing and poetry has been published in literary journals that include Acentos Review, Copper Nickel, Crazyhorse, Poetry Daily, terrain.org, and numerous anthologies. He is also the Editor of Pilgrimage Press. Professor Morales teaches creative writing, poetry, literary, Multi-Ethnic American Lit., publishing, and other literature classes. The 2020-21 academic year is his 14th year at CSU-Pueblo.

He is the author of Friday and the Year That Followed, winner of the 2005 Rhea Seymour and Gorsline Poetry Prize (Bedbug Press, 2006),) the chapbook, The Ransom and Example of Atahualpa (2014), The Siren World (Lithic Press, 2015, and the forthcoming poetry collection, The Handyman’s Guide to End Times (UNM Press, 2018) His poetry has appeared and is forthcoming in the magazines Acentos Review, Copper Nickel, Crab Orchard Review, Duende, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Huizache, North Dakota Review, Palabra, Poet Lore, Sugar House Review, terrain.org, Washington Square, Zone 3, and others. He is a CantoMundo Fellow and the Editor/Publisher of Pilgrimage Magazine, a national literary magazine. He sponsors the student literary magazine, Tempered Steel and curates the SoCo Reading Series, which brings published and national writers to the CSU-Pueblo campus.

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