John Chávez

Poet

Denver, CO 80206

Author's Bio

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. 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 and won the Gold Medal for Poetry in the 2013 Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book Awards. He lives in Denver, CO.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
Angels of the Americlypse: New Latin@ Writing (Counterpath Press, 2014)
Book:
City of Slow Dissolve (University of New Mexico Press, 2012)
Chapbook:
Heterotopia (Noemi Press, 2004)
Journals:
Alice Blue Review
,
Anti-
, , ,
Great River Review
, ,
Notre Dame Review
, , , ,
Puerto del Sol
, ,
Xantippe
,
Prizes won: 

Winner of the Gold Medal for Poetry in the 2013 Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book Awards

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina/Latinx
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Colorado Springs
Raised in: 
Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado
Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Last update: May 21, 2019