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Brenda Cárdenas

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-6993
 Curtin Hall 589

Degrees:

MFA, Creative Writing-Poetry, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1995
BA, English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1987

Teaching/Research Interests:

Poetry Writing
United States Latino/a Literatures and Cultures
Performance Art
Poetry in Collaboration with Other Arts

Other Relevant Activities:

2010-2012 Milwaukee Poet Laureate
Board Member, MARCH (Movimiento Artistico Chicano) Inc, Chicago, IL
Ex-Oficio Advisory Circle Member, Con Tinta Latino Literary Organization

Selected Publications:

Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Ars Resistencia.” I Didn’t Know There Were Latinos in Wisconsin. Ed. Mireles, Oscar. Cowfeather Press, (2014): 84-85.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Under Water.” Verse Wisconsin 113. (2014): 5.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Juan Felipe Herrera: Secret Rubble Juggler.” Angels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ Writing. Ed. Giménez-Smith, Carmen, and Chavez, John. Counterpath Press, (2014): 87-90.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. In Veiled Voices. Woodland Pattern Book Center Broadsides, 2014.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Rupture.” Cuadernos de ALDEEU 26. La Asociación de Licenciados y Doctores Españoles en Estados Unidos / Spanish Professionals in America, Inc., (2013): 233.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Nexus.” Cuadernos de ALDEEU 26. La Asociación de Licenciados y Doctores Españoles en Estados Unidos / Spanish Professionals in America, Inc., (2013): 234.
Cárdenas, Brenda E., and Harrison, Roberto A. Bread of the Earth/The Last Colors (Chapbook). Ed. Daniels, Jeff. Decentralized Publications, 2011.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. Boomerang: Poems by Brenda Cárdenas. Bilingual Review Press, 2009.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. From the Tongues of Brick and Stone: Poems by Brenda Cárdenas. Momotombo Press, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2005.
Cárdenas, Brenda E., and Vazquez Paz, Johanny, eds. Between the Heart and the Land/Entre el corazón y la tierra: Latina Poets in the Midwest. 2001. MARCH/Abrazo Press, 2001.
Cárdenas, Brenda E., and Rodriguez, Aide. Chicano, Illnoize: The Blue Island Sessions. (Compact Disc). DeSPICable Records, 2001.