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Colorado Springs, CO
R. Joseph Capet is a poet, playwright, and essayist whose work in English and Esperanto has been published in magazines in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. In addition to serving as a poetry editor for P.Q. Leer, he is also a tarotist, inhabitant of Colorado Springs, and the 25th cousin 12 times removed of Louis XVI.
John Chávez was born and raised in Colorado Springs, CO. He received an M.F. A. from New Mexico State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His poems have appeared in Alice Blue, Anti-, Copper Nickel, Diode, Notre Dame Review, Palabra, Portland Review, Puerto del Sol, Tusculum Review, Zone 3, among others. He is author of a chapbook Heterotopia, and co-author of a collaborative chapbook, I, NE: Iterations of the Junco. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Letras Latinas Residency Fellowship, a literary fellowship supported by the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame and The Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Redwing, MN. His collection City of Slow Dissolve was published by University of New Mexico Press' Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series in 2012. He teaches at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and lives in Denver, CO.