Wonderful news for Luisa Caycedo-Kimura (Poetry 2013): Jelly Bucket has accepted three of her poems for publication. “Black-eyed Susans,” “Recuerdos del Tolima,” and “Paso Doble a la Muerte” will all appear in their 2014 issue. Congratulations, Luisa!
Luisa Caycedo-Kimura spent two moths in Spain this past fall as a Robert Pinsky Global Fellow. She was born in Colombia and grew up in New York City. A former attorney, she left the legal profession to pursue her passion for writing. Luisa has received various awards for her poetry and was nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear in Connecticut Review, Louisiana Literature, PALABRA, San Pedro River Review, Ellipsis… Literature and Art, Crack the Spine, Sunken Garden Poetry 1992-2011, and elsewhere. Her poems have also been included in the writing curricula at colleges and universities.
You can watch Luisa read her poem “Cartagena Sunrise–April 2009″ here on BUniverse.