Ruben Quesada is an Assistant Professor of English at Eastern Illinois University where he teaches creative writing and literature. He holds a Ph.D. in English (Texas Tech University) and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Writing for the Performing Arts (University of California-Riverside). Greenhouse Review Press published his first poetry collection, Next Extinct Mammal, in 2011, and he is currently seeking publication of a second poetry manuscript. He is the Founding Editor of Codex Journal, Poetry Editor at The Cossack Review, Fiction Editor at Bluestem Magazine, and contributor at Fringe Magazine.
Publications and Prizes
Next Extinct Mammal (Greenhouse Review Press, 2011)
Divining Divas (Lethe Press, 2012), Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011)
2 River Review, American Poetry Review, Askew #2, El Andar, Harbinger, Luna, OCHO, Rattle, Southern California Review, Stand Magazine, Third Coast