Cuban-born Pablo Medina is the author of eleven books of poetry, prose, and nonfiction, among them Points of Balance/Puntos de apoyo (2005) and The Cigar Roller (2005). In January 2008, Medina and fellow poet Mark Statman published a new English version of García Lorca's Poet in New York. His work has appeared in various languages, among them Spanish, French, German, and Arabic. Winner of many awards for his writings, Medina has taught in numerous colleges and universities throughout the United States. He was on the board of AWP from 2002 – 2007, serving as board president in 2005 – 2006. Currently, he is on faculty at the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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