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Roberto Tejada, American poet, critic. Recipient Gertrude Stein award, Sun & Moon Press, Los Angeles, 1994, Best American Poetry award, Simon & Schuster, New York City, 1996; César E. Chavez fellow, Dartmouth College, 2003.


Tejada, Roberto was born on January 19, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Rafael and Bertha Tejada.


Bachelor, New York University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Buffalo, 2003.


Editor Vuelta Magazine, Mexico City, 1987—1988. Executive editor Artes de Mexico Magazine, 1988—1995. Assistant curator Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1998—1999.

Member advisory board Aperture Magazine, New York City, since 1997. Guest curator Manual Alvarez Bravo: Optical Parables exhibition Jean Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2000. Assistant professor art history theory and criticism University of California, San Diego, since 2003.



Rafael Tejada

Bertha Tejada