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Ep. 28 Saúl Hernández | Family, visceral poetry, y la Mexicanada

Hi there,

National Poetry Month goes on and on! So thrilled to be arts calling Saúl Hernández today!

About Saúl:

Saúl Hernández is a queer writer from San Antonio, TX who was raised by undocumented parents. Saúl has an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of Texas at El Paso. He’s the winner of the Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize 2021 chosen by Victoria Chang. He’s a finalist for Palette Poetry 2020 Spotlight Award. Also, a finalist for the 2019 Submerging Writer Fellowship, Fear No Lit; semi-finalists for the 2018 Francine Ringold Award for New Writers_, Nimrod Literary Journal. His poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best of The Net. Saúl’s work is forthcoming/featured in _Frontier Poetry, Poet Lore, Foglifter Journal, Oyster River Pages, Cherry Tree, Atlanta Review, Quarterly West, PANK Magazine, Pidgeonholes, The Acentos Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, The Normal School, Rio Grande Review, and Adelaid Literary Magazine. He’s participated in MACONDO and Tin House Workshops. He currently lives in San Antonio, TX.

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Make art. Much love,