Individual Author Record
Name: Raul NinoPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: 1961 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Sites:
Illinois ConnectionNiño moved to Chicago when he was seven years old. He currently resides in Evanston.
Biographical and Professional InformationRaúl Niño has been a part of the Chicago Poetry Scene for as long as there has been a scene. His work with the original ''Letter eX'', a free poetry newspaper that was published from 1985 to 1995, laid the groundwork for the creation of [http://chicagopoetry.com/ ChicagoPoetry.com]. In 1992, he won a Sister Cities poetry slam sponsored by the City of Chicago that took him to Mexico City on a reading tour as a Cultural Affairs Ambassador. Niño's poems have appeared in anthologies including: ''Power Lines: A Decade of Poetry From Chicago's Guild Complex'' and ''Shards of Light: Astillas de Luz'' (Tia Chucha Press), ''New Chicana/Chicano Writing'' Volumes 2 and 3 (University of Arizona Press) and ''Emergency Tacos: Seven Poets Con Picante'' (MARCH/Abrazo Press). His work has also appeared in the literary journals: ''Revista Apple'', ''After Dark'', ''Hammers'', ''The Guadalupe Review'', ''Tonantzin'', and ''Against Borders: Promoting Books for a Multicultural World''.
*''Breathing Light'', MARCH/Abrazo Press, 1991*''A Book of Mornings'', MARCH/Abrazo Press, 2007