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educator , poet

Carlos Reyes, American poet, educator. Individual Arts fellow Oregon Arts Commission, 1982, fellow Yaddo Corporation, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1984, Individual fellow Fundación Valparaíso, Mojacar, Spain, 1998.


Reyes, Carlos was born on June 2, 1935 in Marshfield, Missouri, United States. Son of Herman Carroll King and Alice Day.


Bachelor, University Oregon, 1961. Master of Arts, University Arizona, 1965. ABD, University Arizona, 1965.


Language instructor University Arizona, Tucson, 1965. Associate professor language University Maine, Orono, 1965-1966, Portland (Oregon) State University, 1967-1971. Lecturer Mount Hood Community College, Gresham, Oregon, 1971-1972.

With Poets-in-Schools, 1971-1972. Instructor English Portland Art Museum School, 1972-1973. President-public Trask House Books, Inc., since 1973.

Instructor Oregon Writers Workshop, Portland, 1982-1983. Medical translator, editor Cluster Munition Coalition Research, since 1995. Poet-in-residence Washington Arts Commission, Nevada Arts.

Commission, Regional Arts Culture Council, since 1982.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Shingle Weaver's Journal, 1980, At Doolin Quay, 1982, Nightmarks, 1990, A Suitcase of Crows, 1995, Open Doors (A Translation of Edwin Madrid's Puertas Abiertas), 1999. Editor Hubbub, since 1982. Member editorial board Ar Mhuin Na Muice, Portland and Seattle, since 1996.


Board directors Mountain Writers Series, since 1996, Portland Writers Festival, 1974-1984, Governor's Advisory Committee on the Arts, 1971-1973. With United States Army, 1953-1956. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association (co-chair 1992-1994, treasurer 1995-1997).


Married Barbara Ann Hollingsworth (divorced 1973). Children: Michael Hollingsworth, Amy Sofia, Nina Heloise, Rachel Kathleen. Married Karen Ann Stoner (divorced 1979).

Married Elizabeth Shellin Atly, December 27, 1993.

Herman Carroll King

Alice Day

Barbara Ann Hollingsworth

Karen Ann Stoner

Elizabeth Shellin Atly

Michael Hollingsworth Reyes

Amy Sofia Reyes

Nina Heloise Reyes

Rachel Kathleen Reyes