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XánathCaraza

Author Poet Artist

Recent Publications, Readings, and Art

PUBLICATIONS

KRITYA, Poetry Journal. VOL-VII/ISSUE-XII, June-July 2012. Kerala, India (www.kritya.in) “Copallillo”, “Tree of Water”, “It is Winter”, “Green Fog”

Pilgrimage. Fall 2012. “Yanga” (Bilingual poem) and “Rubíes en la piel” (Bilingual)

I-70 Review. Literary Journal. Kansas City, MO. September, 2012. “Atardecer en Barcelona”, “Sunset in Barcelona”

BorderSenses. A Literary Journal. El Paso, Texas, August 2012, “Cempaxóchitl” (Bilingual poem)

METAMORPHOSES. A Journal of Literary Translation. Smith College of Northampton, MA Fall 2012, “In the Time of Nahuatl”, “Mujer/Sihuatl”, “Amiquiztli”, “Anillos de piedra/Rings of Stone” “Fuerza femenina ancestra/Ancestral Feminine Strength”

Nahulliandoing Dos. Poetry Anthology in Nahuatl, English, and Spanish, “Netzahualcoyotl”, “Amiquiztli”, and “Ehecacoatl” Aztlan Libre Press. 2012

Número Chicano Paralelo Sur, Barcelona, Spain, 2012, “Agua Pasa por mi casa, a mi casa se viene a soñar”

Pegaso Literary Magazine, University of Oklahoma, 2011 Issue, “Cebollas moradas”

PALABRA A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art, Issue 7 2011, “Bajo mi árbol de mangos”


Thorny Locust, Vol. 17.5, 2011, “Last Night I Dreamt About the Fog”

Revista Zona de Ocio, Issue 18, 2012, “Matilde en la hamaca” (Paper and on-line: www.revistazonadeocio.com)
Revista Zona de Ocio, Issue 17, 2012, “Culebra de humo blanco”
Revista Zona de Ocio, Issue 16, 2012, “Yanga”
Revista Zona de Ocio, Issue 15, 2012, “Filigrana Lingüística”
Revista Zona de Ocio, Issue 13, 2011, “Mujer rodeada de agua”
Revista Zona de Ocio, Issue 12, 2011, “Cuando pasa la iguana”
Revista Zona de Ocio, Issue 11, 2011, “Árboles de niñez”
Revista Zona de Ocio, Issue 9, 2010, “Anillos de piedra”
Revista Zona de Ocio, Issue 5, 2010, “Anoche soñé con la niebla”

Pilgrimage, ATMOSPHERE, Volume 35, Issue 2, 2010, “Imagen Digital/Digital Image”

Quercus Review, WITHOUT CAMELS: A CARAVAN OF LATINO AUTHORS, 10th Anniversary Edition, 2010 “When the Iguana Passes By/ Cuando Pasa la Iguana”

WOMAN’S WORK. Short Stories, “En el café de la calle Huajue Xiang” GirlChild Press. 2010

Círculo de Poesía. December 2010, “Agua pasa por mi casa, a mi casa se viene a soñar”

labloga.blogspot.com 2010 Guest columnist

Pegaso Literary Magazine, University of Oklahoma, 2010 Issue, “Sueño un sueño” and “Destino”
Pegaso Literary Magazine, University of Oklahoma, 2009 Issue, “Un dragón azul en el desierto”

Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland, “En el café de la calle Huajue Xiang (Spanish)” Scapegoat Press. 2009
Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland, “At the Café on Huajue Xiang Street (English)” Scapegoat Press. 2009
Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland, “Scofield 207 (Spanish)” Scapegoat Press. 2009
Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland, “Scofield 207 (English)” Scapegoat Press. 2009
Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland, “Flor entre la bruma (Spanish)” Scapegoat Press. 2009
Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland, “Flower in the Mist (English)” Scapegoat Press. 2009
Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland, “La canción de la lluvia (Spanish)” Scapegoat Press. 2009
Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland, “The Song of Rain (English)” Scapegoat Press. 2009

Letras Latinas Blog.Weblog of the Literary Program of the Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame. Latino Poetry Review. “Dreams Come True: Sandra Cisneros in Kansas City” (Article) May 5, 2009

www.presentmagazine.com “Mi batalla de Cinco de mayo/ My Battle of Cinco de Mayo (bilingual)” May 5, 2009.
www.presentmagazine.com “Día de muertos/Día de muertos (bilingual)” October 27, 2008.
www.presentmagazine.com “Luz de octubre/October Light (bilingual)” October 27, 2008.

Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland, “Mujer (Spanish)” Scapegoat Press. 2008
Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland, “Mujer (English)” Scapegoat Press. 2008
Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland, “Conjuro (Spanish)” Scapegoat Press. 2008
Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland, “Spell (English)” Scapegoat Press.2008

Utah Foreign Language Review, Identity, Subjectivity, and Self, University of UTAH, Issue 2004, Volume XIII, “La búsqueda de identidad en La nina blanca y los pájaros sin pies de Rosario Aguilar” (Essay)

El Cid, La revista del Capítulo Tau Iota de Sigma Delta Pi, La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica, Edición XVI, Primavera 2004, “Flor entre la bruma (Spanish only)”

Más allá de las fronteras, antología de cuento, Primer concurso internacional de cuento, “La canción de la lluvia (Spanish only)” Editorial Nuevo Espacio. 2004

READINGS

2012 Floricanto Barcelona. Chicano-Charnego Poetry Festival in Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain on June 10, 2012
Featured Poet for International Women’s Day at Park University, Parkville, MO on March 8, 2012
The Writers Place, Kansas City, MO, Taller de poesía en español, December 3, 2011
The Writers Place, Kansas City, MO, Day of the Dead Poetry Reading, Organizer and presenter, November 4, 2011
2011 Festival of Faiths Poetry Reading at the Writers Place, Organizer, November 3, 2011
Riverfront Reading Series at The Writers Place, Kansas City, MO Featured Reader, October 2011
Proyecto Latina, Chicago, IL. Featured Reader: May 16, 2011
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2010 Festival de Flor y Canto, September 2010
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Harvest of Hope Leadership Academy Poetry Workshop, June 25, 2009
The Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM, 7th Annual Latino Writers Conference, May 21, 2009
The Writers Place, Kansas City, MO, Tercera Página Reading Series, May 15, 2009
Cara and Cabezas Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO, The Voices that Reaches You, January 16, 2009
Park University, Parkville, MO, Opening Number for the Wind Shifts Ethnic Voices Series, Dec. 4, 2008
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Altares in Mexico, Presentation, November 20, 2008
UMKC, Kansas City, MO, Día de los Muertos Poetry Reading, October 30, 2008
Longview Community College, Literary Festival/Poetry Reading, October 4, 2008
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Day of the Dead Poetry Reading, October 3, 2008
JCCC, Kansas City, KS, In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, September 25, 2008
Longview Community College, World Music Festival, September 20, 2008
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Latino Story Telling, April 2008
The Writers Place, Kansas City, MO, Segunda Página Reading Series, March 20, 2008
Kansas City Central Library, Kansas City, MO, Once Upon a Time, Latino Story Telling, February 23, 2008
UMKC, Kansas City, MO, Faculty Symposium-Reading of Original Work, September 22, 2005

MEDIA

2012 Floricanto Barcelona (YouTube video of presenters)

Kansas City Public Radio, KCUR, Podcast, Poet Xánath Caraza Summons the African Roots in Mexico (Podcast here)

Kansas City Public Radio, KCUR, Arts Podcast, Día de los Muertos at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, (Recording and Interview, November, 2011) (Podcast here)



Kansas City Public Radio, KCUR Arts Podcast, “Mujer” (Bilingual), Recording of Radio Program of Reading of Original Poetry, April 13, 2008

ART SHOWS

Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Quetzalcóatl and the Tree of Life, December, 2011- January, 2012
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO One of the six Latino Artist from Kansas City chosen to work on an Altar for the First Day of the Dead Celebration at the Nelson-Atkins, November, 2011
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Altar for Day of the Dead, Oct-Nov, 2011
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dec-2010- January, 2011
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Altar for Day of the Dead, Oct- Nov, 2010
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Altar for Day of the Dead, Oct-Nov, 2009
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Altar for Day of the Dead, Oct-Nov, 2008
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Altar for Day of the Dead, Oct-Nov, 2007
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Altar for Day of the Dead, Oct-Nov, 2006
Mattie Rhodes Arts Center, Kansas City, MO, Altar for Day of the Dead, Oct-Nov, 2005