Fernando Pérez is a Chicano poet from Los Angeles, CA. He holds an MFA in poetry from Arizona State University. He currently lives in Seattle, WA and is an Assistant Professor of English at Bellevue College. His poetry has appeared in several journals, including The Acentos Review, Huizache, The Suburban Review, Hinchas de Poesía, Crab Orchard Review, and The Volta. His manuscript of poetry was recently selected as a finalist for both the Andrés Móntoya Poetry Prize and the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. His first collection of poems, A Song of Dismantling, was published from The University of New Mexico Press.
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