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Edgar Gabriel Silex


Tri-cultural poet Edgar Silex was born in El Paso, Texas. He writes from his Native American/Chicano/European ancestry.

Edgar holds a BA and an MFA from the University of Maryland at College Park. His poems have appeared in Harper’s Ferry Review, The Baltimore Review, The New American Poets: A Breadloaf Anthology, and Gargoyle, among others.

He has served as poet-in-residence for Howard County, Maryland high schools, for Diné Reservation high schools, and Hartford, Connecticut high schools. He currently lives with his family in Laurel, Maryland and teaches at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.


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