By Steven Alvarez
MAR 2018 | Poetry
Steven Alvarez is the author of The Codex Mojaodicus, winner of the 2016 Fence Modern Poets Prize. He has also authored the novels in verse The Pocho Codex (2011) and The Xicano Genome (2013), both published by Editorial Paroxismo, and the chapbooks, Tonalamatl, El Segundo’s Dream Notes (2017, Letter [r] Press), Un/documented, Kentucky (2016, winner of the Rusty Toque Chapbook Prize), and Six Poems from the Codex Mojaodicus (2014, winner of the Seven Kitchens Press Rane Arroyo Poetry Prize). His work has appeared in the Best Experimental Writing (BAX), Berkeley Poetry Review, Fence, Huizache, The Offing, and Waxwing. Follow Steven on Instagram @stevenpaulalvarez and Twitter @chastitellez.
By David Mills
NOV 2019 | Poetry
David Mills is the author of two poetry collections The Dream Detective and The Sudden Country, a book-prize finalist. He has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Breadloaf, and Washington College. His poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Crab Orchard Review, Fence, Colorado Review and Black Renaissance Noire Obsidian. He has also recorded his poetry on RCA Records and had poems featured on ESPN. He lived in Langston Hughes’ landmark home, where he was inspired to create a 1-person dramatic show of Hughes’ work.