Steven Sanchez

Poet

Author's Bio

Steven Sanchez is the author of Phantom Tongue (Sundress Publications, 2018), chosen by Mark Doty for the Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award. He is a CantoMundo Fellow, Lambda Literary Fellow, and the winner of the inaugural Federico García Lorca Poetry Prize for an emerging Latinx poet. His poems have appeared in journals that include AgniAmerican Poetry Review, The Missouri Review, North American Review, and Poet Lore

Education: 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Phantom Tongue (Sundress Publications, 2018)
Chapbook:
Photographs of Our Shadows (Agape Editions, 2017)
Prizes won: 

2013 Lambda Literary Fellowship; 2016 CantoMundo Fellowship; 2016 Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award (Marsh Hawk Press, Selected by Mark Doty); García Lorca Poetry Prize for an Emerging Latinx Poet (selected by Ruben Quesada); Finalist, Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize (University of Notre Dame Press); Finalist, Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry (Four Way Books); Editors' List, Brutal Nation Prize for Writers of Color (The Blueshift Journal); Semi-Finalist, Numinous Orisons, Luminous Origin Literary Award (Agape Editions)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina/Latinx
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Hanford
Raised in: 
Hanford, CA
California
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Last update: May 01, 2020