Alarcón, Francisco X.

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ALARCÓN, Francisco X.

ALARCÓN, Francisco X. American, b. 1954. Genres: Poetry, Language/Linguistics. Career: University of California, Santa Cruz, lecturer, 1985-92; University of California, Davis, lecturer, 1992-, director of Spanish for Native Speakers Program. Publications: POETRY: Tattoos, 1985; (with R. Reyes and J.P. Gutierrez) Ya vas, Carnal (title means: Right on, Brother), 1985; Quake Poems, 1989; Body in Flames/Cuerpo en llamas, 1990; Loma Prieta, 1990; Of Dark Love/De amor oscuro, 1991; Snake Poems: An Aztec Invocation, 1992; No Golden Gate for Us, 1993; Sonnets to Madness and Other Misfortunes, 2001; From the Other Side of Night/Del otro lado de la noche: New and Selected Poems, 2002. POETRY FOR CHILDREN: Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems, 1997; From the Bellybutton of the Moon and Other Summer Poems, 1998; Angels Ride Bikes and Other Fall Poems, 1999; Iguanas in the Snow and Other Winter Poems, 2001. Contributor of poetry to anthologies and periodicals. TEXTBOOKS: Mundo 21; Pasa-porte al Mundo 21; Tu Mundo; Nuestro Mundo, 2000. Address: Dept of Spanish and Classics, 1 Shields Ave, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected];