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Eddie Vega is a poet, spoken word artist, storyteller, and educator. His poetry has been displayed on VIA Buses, downtown San Antonio buildings, and most recently along San Pedro Creek. His first full-length collection of poetry, Chicharra Chorus (FlowerSong Press) was published in 2019 and he is the 2021 recipient of the Literary Arts Grant from the Luminaria Artist Foundation. In 2022, Vega won the Haiku Death Match at both the Southern Fried Poetry Slam and the NSFPS BlackBerry Peach Slam.
His latest project is a collection of poems written by South Texas poets entitled, Asina is How We Talk.
Vega writes about food, Tejano culture, social justice, and the intersections thereof. Known as the Taco-Poet of Texas, he hosts The Mouth Dakota Poetry Project, a bimonthly poetry open mic in San Antonio, TX.