Rich Villar is a writer originally from Paterson, New Jersey. He directs Acentos, an organization fostering audiences and community around Latino/a literature. He has been quoted on Latino literature and culture by both <i>The New York Times</i> and the <i>Daily News</i>, and his poetry and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in <i>Black Renaissance Noire</i>, <i>Hanging Loose</i>, <i>Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Amistad</i>, <i>Latino Poetry Review</i>, and the acclaimed chapbook series <i>Achiote Seeds</i>. His first collection, <i>Comprehending Forever</i>, is forthcoming in 2014 from Willow Books/Aquarius Press.
Publications and Prizes
Achiote Seeds, Amistad, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Centro Voices (Letras), Hanging Loose, MiPOesias, OCHO, Parse, Volume I: Alchemy, Radius, Rattapallax, Sou'wester, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Union Station Magazine
What I'm Reading Now:
My Beloved World by Sonya Sotomayor
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Listing last updated: April 7, 2013