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 The New York Times and the Daily News, and his poetry and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Black Renaissance Noire, Hanging Loose, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, and Sou'wester. His first collection, COMPREHENDING FOREVER, is forthcoming in 2014 from Willow Books.
Publications and Prizes
Comprehending Forever (Willow Books, 2014)
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
Editor's Choice, 2013 Willow Books Literature Awards
What I'm Reading Now:
The Puerto Ricans: A Documentary History by Kal Wagenheim and Olga Jimenez de Walgenheim (eds.)
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Listing last updated: November 22, 2013