Danilo López

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Danilo Lopez Roman (b. Nicaragua 1954) is an architect, translator, cultural promoter, and poet, who resides in Texas, United States. His work has appeared in many literary magazines in printed and electronic media, including Linden Lane magazine, Hayden's Ferry Review, Loch Raven Review,[1] La Prensa Literaria, and El Pez y la Serpiente.

He has been invited to read his poetry at the Latino Cultural Center in Dallas, the Miami Book Fair International, the Austin International Poetry Festival, the Houston Poetry Fest, the International Symposium Ruben Dario in Leon (Nicaragua), the International Poetry Festival in Granada (Nicaragua) and others.

Among his seven poetry collections are: "Antologia de Tarde" [Stylus 1996], "God, Woman & Country" [American Fraternity/Tropiculture 2000], and "Dona Nobis Pacem" [Morris/Tropiculture 2006 - ISBN 1-892820-11-0]. With competitive grants awarded by the Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Council he has published several poetry anthologies, two of which are "Poets of Miami" [1998] and "11 Nicaraguan Poets in the USA" [1997, 2001] the only collection of poetry by Nicaraguan poets who reside in the United States of America. Additionally he has published in translation the poetry of the famous Nicaraguan bard Carlos Martinez Rivas and edited books by other fellow Nicaraguan poets residing in the USA, like Isis Pereira, Jorge Eduardo Arguello, Rubi Arana, Horacio Pena, Guillermo Menocal, and others.

A member of the Academy of American Poets and the Poetry Society of America, he is enrolled in the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program at the University of Texas-El Paso, where he has been honored with a lifetime membership in the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

He is included in the anthology "El Gueguense al Pie de Bobadilla: Poemas Escogidos de la Poesia Nicaraguanse Actual", selection and notes by Dr. Omar Garcia-Obregon and Dr. Conny Palacios, Managua, Nicaragua [2008]- ISBN 978-99924-59-86-7.

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