Edwin Torres

Bio

Edwin Torres is the author of 9 books including, Xoeteox: the infinite word object (Wave Books), Ameriscopia (University of Arizona Press), and In The Function of External Circumstances (Nightboat). He is editor of the inter-disciplinary collection, The Body In Language: An Anthology (Counterpath Press). Fellowships include; New York Foundation for the Arts, The Foundation for Contemporary Art, The DIA Arts Foundation, and an Artist’s Choice Residence at The Institute for Contemporary Art, Richmond Va. He’s taught his sensory-based workshop, “Brainlingo: Writing The Voice Of The Body,” across the country and has been commissioned by Letras Latinas to create work based on Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s art installation Pulse, which uses interactive technology to explore humanity’s connection to the heartbeat. His work is widely anthologized, including: American Poets in the 21st Century: The Poetics of Social Engagement, Post-American Poetry Vol. 2, and Angels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ Writing.