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Pinewood Springs, CO
My wife and I live in the Southern Rockies on the East slope of the Long's Peak Massif and work in libraries along the Front Range. Right now, I'm really into haikai, hiking, and tracking. Someday I hope to be able to grow a beard, but it isn't looking good.
John Chávez 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, Poet Lore, 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 lives in Denver, CO.