Menes, Orlando Ricardo 1958–

views updated

Menes, Orlando Ricardo 1958–

PERSONAL:

Born May 12, 1958, in Lima, Peru; naturalized U.S. citizen; son of Orlando Francisco (in upholstery business) and Aída Francisca (a teacher's aide) Menes; married Ivis Teijeiro (a university instructor), June 26, 1994; children: Valerie, Adrian. Ethnicity: "Hispanic." Education: University of Florida, B.A., 1980, M.A., 1982; University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Ph.D., 1998. Religion: Roman Catholic.

ADDRESSES:

Home—South Bend, IN. Office—Department of English, University of Notre Dame, 4364 Foxfire Dr., Notre Dame, IN 46556. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Computer Power, Inc., Jacksonville, FL, technical writer, 1987-88; University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Chicago, lecturer, 1998-99; University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, assistant professor, 1999-2000; University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, assistant professor, 2000-07, associate professor, 2007—.

MEMBER:

Modern Language Association of America, American Literary Translators Association, Associated Writing Programs.

WRITINGS:

POETRY

Borderlands with Angels, Bacchae Press (Bristolville, OH), 1994.

Rumba atop the Stones, Peepal Tree Press (Leeds, England), 2001.

(Editor and author of introduction) Renaming Ecstasy: Latino Writings on the Sacred, Bilingual Press (Tempe, AZ), 2004.

Furia, Milkweed Editions (Minneapolis, MN), 2005.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

Orlando Menes Home Page,http://www.orlandomenes.com (August 14, 2007).