Ekiwah Adler Belendez

Ekiwah Adler Belendez - Editor

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

“Ekiwah takes to metaphor as to a Wise Brother.” —Mary Oliver

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Ekiwah offers compassionate editorial advice and development editing to poets, memoirists, and short story writers that is intimate, accessible, and transformative. “Writing,” he says, “is not just about craft and artifice; it speaks to the heart of human consciousness. My passion is to spread that conviction.”

As a person with cerebral palsy who uses a wheelchair, he has a specialty in providing insight and expertise in the field of disability literature. He also offers translation services from English to Spanish and Spanish to English, as well as ghostwriting services.

Born in Morelos, Mexico, Ekiwah is a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet of four books and editor of the collected volume of poetry "Acto de Presencia." His poetry has been published in "The Best Poetry of New England," a Sunken Gardens poetry anthology, Plume Magazine, and many other literary journals. His life story and poetry have been featured on NBC Dateline, he was awarded an Honorable Mention for the contest Premio Nacional de la Juventud, (National Prize for the Youth), he was twice granted a six-month scholarship by the FONCA (the National Institute for Support of the Arts), and recently received the 2019 AWP George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service. Ekiwah has given numerous talks, readings, and workshops at colleges, high-schools, and festivals in both Mexico and the United States.
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  • 2019 AWP George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service

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Ekiwah Adler Belendez

Weaver A Collection of Poems

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