I’m excited to announce that my second full-length collection will be released in March 2023. More details to come!
Please join me and the Association of Writers & Writing Programs in the first installment of their new online series of readings & conversations with writers.These events will feature discussions and readings with former mentors and mentees of the Writer to Writer mentorship program. Now in its fourteenth season, AWP’s free, biannual program matches emerging writers and published authors for a three-month series of modules on topics such as craft, revision, publishing, and the writing life. Click here to learn more.
This event premieres on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. ET and includes a live Q&A on YouTube.
To mark the 1-year anniversary of the show at the Cultural Commons of San Antonio, I’m sharing this mural created by Coral Diaz which features a poem of mine, Hijos Dalgos. I was honored to have this displayed at the City of San Antonio’s Tricentennial Celebration last year and wanted to share the piece with you all!
If you’d like to support my mission of using The Seed Vault to plant seeds of change in a time of global crisis, please consider donating the cost of the book ($14.49), or any larger amount, to the International Rescue Committee or to a reputable food bank of your choosing. Email me here at firstname.lastname@example.org to tell me about your donation, and I will send you an autographed, personalized copy of the book. Thanks!
I’m honored to share that the Indianapolis Review recently selected me as their featured poet for their Spring 2020 issue. I invite you to read our full interview and a few poems. Two are from my debut full-length collection, The Seed Vault. The other is a new piece, appearing in print for the first time. I hope you enjoy!
The Indianapolis Review is a quarterly publication featuring poetry and art. They work to promote artists and writers from Indianapolis, as well as around the country and the world.