Jeremy Paden

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About Jeremy Paden

Jeremy Paden was born in Italy and raised in Central America and the Caribbean. On his mother's side, he is of Puerto Rican ancestry. And he is Scots by way of Virginia. He is a professor of Spanish at Transylvania University and a member of the Affrilachian Poets. Paden is a proflic poet. He is the author of Self-Portrait as an Iguana (Valparaíso Editions, 2021) World as Sacred Burning Heart (3: A Taos Press, 2021), Under the Ocelot Sun/Bajo el sol del ocelote (Shadelandhouse Modern Press, 2020), three chapbooks of poems: "ruina montium" (Broadstone Books, 2016; Spanish Edition: Valparaíso Editions, 2018), prison recipes (Broadstone Books, 2018), and "Broken Tulips" (Accents Publishing, 2013). His poems and translations have appeared in such publications as "Asymptote Journal," "Beloit Poetry Journal," "California Quarterly," "Cincinnati Review," "The Cortland Review," "The Louisville Review," "Rattle, and "Words without Borders," among others.