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Poetry Path: Pablo Medina

Pablo Medina in Williamsville, VT.

Pablo Medina, Cityscape 1

Pablo Medina was born in Havana, Cuba, and moved to New York City at the age of twelve. He is the author of several collections of poetry, most recently Soledades (Editorial Betania, 2017), and is well-known for his work in translation. Medina is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the United States Department of State, among other honors. From 2002 to 2007, he served on the board for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs.

Pablo Medina, "Cityscape 1" Photo by Daniel Terna

Photo by Daniel Terna

Pablo Medina, “Cityscape 1″ from Points of Balance. Copyright © 2005 by Pablo Medina. Used by permission of the author and Four Way Books,

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