Cid Galicia

Cid Galicia is a Mexican American poet who has been teaching in New Orleans for over the past decade. He graduated with his MFA summer 2023 through The University of Nebraska Omaha. He is a poetry editor for The Good Life Review and reader/judge FIRECRACKER Poetry Manuscript Awards. He was the recipient of the Richard Duggin Fellowship—granted for demonstrated excellence in writing, runner-up for the Academy of American Poets Helen W. Kenefick Poetry Prize, nominated for the Helen Hansen Outstanding Graduate Student Award, and the Diverse Rising Graduate Scholars Award. He has recently returned back to New Orleans, from Los Angeles where interned as Assistant to The Editor Kate Gale, for The Red Hen Press. His Learning Anthology, The Miracle of Flip-Flops, has just come to print through Red Hen. His work has appeared in The Indianapolis Review, The Watershed Review, The Elevation Review, Trestle Ties, South Broadway Press, Roi Faineant Press, The Letter Review, The Peauxdunque Review, and other journals. He was excited to attend the 2023 Summer Writing Residencies of Sundress Publications & The Kenyon Review. 

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2024 Events
Locals Night Opening Gala & Fundraiser
Dancing with Form: Partner, Connection, Lead and Follow "Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance... poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music." -Ezra Pound