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Steven Sanchez is the author of Phantom Tongue (Sundress Publications, 2018), chosen by Mark Doty for the Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award. A CantoMundo Fellow, Lambda Literary Fellow, and the inaugural winner of the Federico García Lorca Poetry Prize for an emerging Latinx poet, his poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Agni, American Poetry Review, The Missouri Review, Poet Lore, North American Review, and other journals.
He lives in Fresno, California, where he completed his MFA in Creative Writing at California State University, Fresno. He is a founding member of Fecund Stitch, a QBIPOC writers’ collective that established theBRICK, a reading series that brings QBIPOC writers to Fresno digitally. Currently, he serves as a poetry reader for The Rumpus.