Joseph O. Legaspi

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Joseph O. Legaspi [1] is an American poet.[2] He is the author of two full length poetry collections and two full-length poetry chapbooks [3][4][5].

Early life and education[edit]

Joseph O. Legaspi earned a bachelor of arts degree from Loyola Marymount University and a master's in fine arts from New York University.[6]

Career[edit]

Joseph O. Legaspi received a poetry fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.[7]

In April 2019, Orion Magazine chose Legaspi's poem "The Three Sparrows" as one of its top seven works for National Poetry Month.[8]

With the poet Sarah Gambito, he cofounded Kundiman, a national nonprofit organization that nurtures generations of writers and readers of Asian American literature.[9] Legaspi lives and works in New York City.

Early life and education[edit]

Joseph O. Legaspi was born and raised in the Philippines; his family immigrated to Los Angeles when he was 12. He earned a BA at Loyola Marymount University and an MFA from New York University.[10]

Works[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Foundation, Poetry (2019-05-05). "Joseph O. Legaspi". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  2. ^ "4 LGBT+ Poets You Should Know About". Affinity Magazine. 2017-01-12. Retrieved 2019-05-13.
  3. ^ "Our Chapbooks". Thrush Press. Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  4. ^ "Aviary, Bestiary by Joseph O. Legaspi | Organic Weapon Arts". Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  5. ^ Strong, Rider (2018-04-17). "Big Poems for Our Tiny Humans". Shondaland. Retrieved 2019-05-13.
  6. ^ https://orionmagazine.org/2019/04/seven-poems-to-celebrate-earth-day/
  7. ^ "Joseph O. Legaspi". Poets & Writers. Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  8. ^ https://orionmagazine.org/2019/04/seven-poems-to-celebrate-earth-day/
  9. ^ "The Newest Wave of Asian-American Writers You Should Know". Literary Hub. 2018-10-05. Retrieved 2019-05-05.
  10. ^ Foundation, Poetry (2019-05-05). "Joseph O. Legaspi". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 2019-05-05.