Édgar Javier Ulloa
Édgar J. Ulloa Luján is a performance artist and poet from Ciudad Juárez, México. He founded a pioneer multimedia poetry blog (mijuaritos.wordpress.com), when his hometown was the most dangerous city of the world. His performances negotiate border politics, cultural memory, trauma, immigration, and violence. Ulloa received his BA in Literature at UTEP and his MFA in Creative Writing at New York University. He will be pursuing a Ph.D in Spanish Literature at Georgetown University starting in Fall 2016. He has performed and published in México, Colombia, Spain, United States, and Japan. Ulloa’s work was included by CONACULTA in the first national anthology of visual poetry in México Ulloa is currently the 2016 Emerge-Surface-Be Poetry Fellow from the Poetry Project in NYC.