Author of the article

Jose Hernandez Diaz is a 2017 NEA Poetry Fellow. He is the author of The Fire Eater (Texas Review Press, 2020). His work appears in The American Poetry Review, The Southern Review, The Yale Review, and in The Best American Nonrequired Reading Anthology. He teaches creative writing online and edits for Frontier Poetry. He has a forthcoming full collection, Bad Mexican, Bad American, with Acre Books in 2024.