Cárdenas, Brenda

Associate Professor
Cárdenas, Brenda

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. “On the Coast in Pedasí.” Because We Come from Everything: Poetry and Migration. Ed. Francisco Aragón and Emma Trellis. The Best American Poetry Blog, (2017): 1.
See above list, ed. Resist Much/Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance. Spuyten Duyvil Press and Dispatches Editions, 2017: 738.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “What Will We Give Our Children?.” The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendoyn Brooks 1st. Ed. Peter Kahn, Ravi Shankar, and Patricia Smith. The University of Arkansas Press, (2017): 45-46.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Placa/Roll Call.” POETRY 207.6 Ed. Don Share. Poetry Foundation, (2016): 599.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Our Lady of Sorrows.” POETRY 207.6 Ed. Don Share. Poetry Foundation, (2016): 601.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Placa/Roll Call Podcast.” March 2016: Roll Call POETRY Podcast. Ed. Don Share. Poetry Foundation, (2016): podcast.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Spiral Unwound from the Inside Out.” Jet Fuel Review 10. Ed. Jess Jordan, Michael Cotter, Sabrina Parr, Simone Muench, Jackie White. Lewis University, (2015): 2.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Chiral Formation.” Jet Fuel Review 10. Ed. Jess Jordan, Michael Cotter, Sabrina Parr, Simone Muench, Jackie White. Lewis University, (2015): 1.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Inverse.” Jet Fuel Review 10. Ed. Jess Jordan, Michael Cotter, Sabrina Parr, Simone Muench, Jackie White. Lewis University, (2015): 1.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “The Red Fox Who Toys with the Dead.” City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness. Ed. Gavin Van Horn and Dave Aftandilian. University of Chicago Press, (2015): 115-116.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Ghost Species.” City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness. Ed. Gavin Van Horn and Dave Aftandilian. University of Chicago Press, (2015): 332-333.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “On the Coast in Pedasí.” Cave Canem Anthology XIV: Poems 2010-2011 1st. Ed. Randall Horton and Alison Meyers. Willow Books, (2014): 14-15.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Ars Resistencia.” I Didn’t Know There Were Latinos in Wisconsin: Three Decades of Hispanic Writing. Ed. Oscar Mireles. Cowfeather Press, (2014): 84-85.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Juan Felipe Herrera: Secret Rubble Juggler.” Angels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ Writing.. Ed. Carmen Giménez Smith and John Chavez. Counterpath Press, (2014): 87-90.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. Brenda Cardenas: Spotlight on U.S. Hispanic Writers. Ed. Georgette M. Dorn. Library of Congress, 2014: Online.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Under Water.” Verse Wisconsin 113. Ed. Sarah Busse and Wendy Vardaman. (2014): 5.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. “Rupture.” Cuadernos de ALDEEU 26. Ed. Candelas Gala, Monica Jato, Bruce Dick, Andres Fisher. 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. Ed. Candelas Gala, Monica Jato, Bruce Dick, Andres Fisher. 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. Jeff Daniels. Decentralized Publications, 2011: 7.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. Boomerang: Poems by Brenda Cárdenas. Ed. Gary Keller. Bilingual Review Press, 2009: 92.
Cárdenas, Brenda E. From the Tongues of Brick and Stone: Poems by Brenda Cárdenas. Ed. Francisco Aragon. Momotombo Press, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2005: 48.
Cárdenas, Brenda E., Rodriguez, Aide, Casas, José, Ortiz, Jesus, Compean, Juan, and Compean, Ricardo. Sonido Ink(quieto)'s Chicano, Illnoize: The Blue Island Sessions. Ed. Brenda Cardenas and Aide Rodriguez. DeSPICable Records, 2001: Compact Disc.