Jaime Manrique (born 16 June 1949) Colombian American author, poet, and journalist.
His first poetry volume won Colombia's National Poetry Award. Additionally, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship to write his memoirs and has contributed to Shade (1996), a gay, black fiction anthology. He has also produced the non-fictional book, Eminent Maricones which explores the works of Reinaldo Arenas, Manuel Puig, and Federico García Lorca. In 1999 he was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award.
He has taught creative writing at Mount Holyoke College, New York University, [[The New School for Social Research] and Columbia University]. He is currently a Distinguished Lecturer in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at the City College of New York.
"Cervantes Street" (2012)
- Our Lives Are the Rivers (2006)
"Tarzan My Body Christopher Columbus" (2001)
- Eminent Maricones (1998)
- Twilight at the Equator (1997)
- My Night with Federico García Lorca (1996)
- Latin Moon in Manhattan (1992)
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