Orlando Ricardo Menes

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Orlando Ricardo Menes is a Latino poet, writer, translator, editor, and professor.

Born in Lima, Peru, to Cuban parents, Menes spent part of his childhood in Spain.[1]


Menes earned a BA and a MA from the University of Florida and a PhD in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He currently teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Notre Dame.[2]

The author, editor and translator of five books of poetry, Menes's poetry has appeared in Ploughshares, The Antioch Review, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah, The Florida Review, and The Ohio Poetry Review, Chelsea, Sycamore Review,[3] Callaloo, Indiana Review, River Styx, Epoch, Spoon River Poetry Review, New Letters, Crab Orchard Review, West Branch, and Green Mountains Review.[4][5]




  • Fetish (University of Nebraska, 2013)[8]
  • Furia (Milkweed Editions, 2005)[9]
  • Rumba atop the Stones (Peepal Tree Press, 2001)



  • My Heart Flooded with Water: Selected Poems by Alfonsina Storni (Latin American Literary Review Press, 2009)

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