Born and brought up in Pomona, California, Michael Torres spent his adolescence as a graffiti artist. In 2012, he was a student of NYU’s Writers in Paris. His work is forthcoming or has appeared in Huizache, Miramar, Okey-Panky, Paper Darts and other journals. Currently, he lives in Mankato, Minnesota where he teaches creative writing and works on Blue Earth Review. In his free time he co-hosts Writer’s Bloc Open Mic and teaches poetry to homeless youth at the Reach Drop-in Center.
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