Leroy Quintana

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Leroy V. Quintana (born 10 June 1944 Albuquerque, New Mexico) is an American poet, and Vietnam Veteran.[1]


He was raised in small northern New Mexico towns such as Ratón and Questa. He was drafted in 1967, and served in the 101st Airborne Division.

He graduated from University of New Mexico, and New Mexico State University with an M.A. in 1974.[2] He teaches at San Diego Mesa College.

His work has appeared in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Progressive, Puerto del Sol.[3]



Short Stories[edit]


  • Victor Hernandez Cruz, Leroy Quintana, Virgil Suarez, eds. (2008). Paper Dance: 55 Latino Poets. Paw Prints. ISBN 978-1-4395-0546-5. 



  1. ^ http://www.bookrags.com/biography/leroy-v-quintana-dlb/
  2. ^ Linda E. Cullum, ed. (2004). Contemporary American ethnic poets: lives, works, sources. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-313-32484-0. 
  3. ^ PUERTO DEL SOL. New Mexico State U, Vol 12, #2, March 1973. Includes the poem 'Vietnamese Ladies' by Leroy Quintana.

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