Paul Lobo Portugés

Paul Lobo Portuges Paul Lobo Portugés was reared in Merkel, West Texas, saved by UCLA, the American Film Institute, and UC Berkeley. He lives in Santa Barbara, farms flowers and teaches creative writing at UCSB. He is the proud father of two sons. Mr. Portugés books include The Visionary Poetics of Allen Ginsberg, Saving Grace, Hands Across the Earth, The Flower Vendor, Paper Song, Aztec Birth, The Body Electric Journal, The Silent Spring of Rachel Carson, and Mao (forthcoming); his poems are scattered in small magazines across America, Latin America, and Europe. A few of his poetry films can now be seen on the internet. He has received recognition from the National Endowment, the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Film Institute, and the Fulbright Commission.