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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