M.R. “Chibbi” Orduña


M.R. “Chibbi” Orduña is a Mexican-born, Texas-raised queer poet and actor, the founder of Laredo BorderSlam, a founding member of Write About Now, Executive Director and co-host of the Words and Sh*t virtual talk show and podcast, and 2-time San Antonio Slam Champion. He has self-published 2 books and was the co-editor of the anthology Contra: Texas Poets Speak Out (Flowersong Press, 2020). He’s toured across the country performing his work and is published in Defunkt Magazine, OutSmart Magazine, The Latino Book Review Magazine, The Journal of Latina Critical Feminism, and featured online on We Are Mitu, George Takei, SlamFind, Poetry Slam Inc, Button Poetry, and Write About Now. You can follow him on IG @gemineyes and online www.gemineyespoetry.com


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