Joaquin Zihuatanejo

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Joaquin Zihuatanejo (born 1971 in Dallas, Texas) is an award-winning American slam poet and teacher. In 2004, Zihuatanejo competed in the National Poetry Slam as part of the Dallas Poetry Slam team, which placed third.[1] He also appeared on HBO's Def Poetry in 2005.[2] In 2008, he won the Individual World Poetry Slam and was the winner of the World Cup of Poetry Slam in 2009.[2] Currently, Zihuatanejo resides near his hometown of Dallas with his wife and two daughters.[2] Outside of poetry, Zihuatanejo taught English and creative writing for seven years.[2]


  1. ^ "Joaquín Zihuatanejo @ LivePoetsDotCom". 2006-02-26. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Joaquin Zihuatanejo - - Bio". Retrieved 2010-12-29.