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Ninth Letter, Spring/Summer 2019 


Anomaly, “Portrait of Petroklos” 


Anomaly is an international journal of literature and the arts. Anomaly is committed to actively seeking out and promoting the work of marginalized and underrepresented artists, including especially people of color, women, queer, disabled, neurodivergent, and gender nonconforming artists.

Apogee Journal, Issue 8: “A Conversion Theory.”


Foglifter, Volume 4, Issue 2: “Lamb’s Ear; A Poem, Like a Lover, Is Never Finished.”

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Summer Reading List: 9 Great New Books by Latino Authors

An Interview with Poet Roberto F. Santiago

The Rumpus: Angel Park Review

The Collagist: Angel Park Review

Publishers Weekly: Angel Park Review

Issue 16 of Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry (ISSN: 2159-0478) features work by Glenn Phillips, Dustin Brookshire, Michael Walsh, Philip F. Clark, Guillermo Filice Castro, Robert Siek, Carl Miller Daniels, Joseph Ross, Eric Norris, Jeremy Brunger, Rob Jacques, Raymond Luczak, Russell Bungé, George Klawitter, D. Gilson, Christopher Hennessy, Collin Kelley, John Brooks, Adam McGee, Jean-Marie de la Trinité, Sam Sax, David Bergman, Korey Williams, Matthew Hittinger, Stephen S. Mills, Brent Calderwood, Roberto F. Santiago, Chuck Willman, Eric Nguyen, Ross Robbins, Walter Beck, Carlton Fisher, Vytautas Pliura, Danez Smith, Walt Whitman, and Joseph Harker. Edited by Bryan Borland and Seth Pennington of Sibling Rivalry Press.

Nepantla: A Journal Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color


Nepantla: A Journal Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color is an intentional community space. Our mission is to nurture, celebrate, and preserve diversity within the queer poetry community. Through this journal, we are attempting to center the lives and experiences of QPOC in contemporary America. Thus, we view the journal (and our reading series) as part of a whole artistic project and not individual fragments of work. We believe that (here) the high lyric must encounter colloquial narrative. Here, we must provide space to celebrate both our similarities and our differences. We are one community with an array of experiences; we write in different formats, in different tones, of different circumstances. Nepantla is not the sort of journal that can project a singular voice (not if we want to reflect the various realities of our community). Nepantla is a journal of multiplicity, of continual reinvention.

Cura Mag, Issue 13

The Acentos Review

Gingerbread House Literary Magazine

Gingerbread House Literary Magazine is an online literary magazine that specializes in fantasy, fabulism, and fairy tales. Bewitch Us. Bother Us. Bewilder Us. The Gingerbread House staff is dedicated to publishing quality poetry & fiction with a magical element.  Take your fairy tale and twist it.  Bend your fantasy to suit your needs.  Be original and fresh, loose and lovely.

English Kills Review

(Contributing Staff Writer)
    • The Problem with HIV Prevention
    • Sawdust & Raw Meat: An Interview with Scott Alexander Hess
    • On Your RADAR: An Interview with Juliana Delgado Lopera
    • Living like a KWEEN: A Conversation with Loma

English Kills Review focuses on contemporary writing with a heavy emphasis on author readings in New York City. Founded in 2012, English Kills Review intends to engage the writing, publishing and reading communities with a heavy emphasis on the present and new voices.

Hypothetical: A Review of Everything Imaginable

Hypothetical Review is full of narratives of what is yet to be achieved move us. We believe that our imaginations give us the capacity to empathize with experiences we have not had, and to create the solutions to many challenges facing our world. For this reason we publish literary nonfiction, fiction and poetry that is both timeless and urgent, embracing all aesthetics.

Nin Andrews Interviews Rachel Hadas 

(Cavan Kerry Press)

This interview was transcribed from a phone conversation with Rachel Hadas, editor of The Waiting Room Reader, Volume II: Words to Keep You Company. This interview includes Roberto F. Santiago’s poem “Collecting Spanishes” as “representative of the qualities Rachel Hadas discussed in [the interview as well as] her introduction” of the Waiting Room Reader, Vol II: Words to Keep You Company.

Waiting Room Reader, Vol II: Words to Keep You Company 

(Cavan Kerry Press)


This second volume of The Waiting Room Reader is edited by world-renown poet and author Rachel Hadas, and is again co-sponsored by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism in Medicine. This collection continues CavanKerry’s commitment to providing high quality literature to help reduce the stress and anxiety of patients, and their caregivers, who are waiting for medical care.

Mami, I’m Gay

(NBC Latino) – May 23, 2012

For a trio of Latino authors – Charles Rice-Gonzalez, Justin Torres and Roberto Santiago – the experience of coming out to their families done through the written word. Their work has created a way for young Hispanics to begin the conversation about coming out in a culture that can at times reinforce stereotypical attitudes about sexuality.

Me No Habla With Acento : Contemporary Latino Poetry


(Rebel Satori Press, 2011)

This anthology of contemporary Latino poetry celebrates the rich mosaic of a major arts movement within the United States featuring poets and spoken word artists from across the country. Pages are filled with English, Spanglish, and even Spanish, but the unifying theme throughout this uncompromising book is the great oral tradition and diversity of a community that has significantly contributed to American culture beyond bookstores and cafes.

collective BRIGHTNESS LGBTIQ Poets on Religion, Faith & Spirituality

(Sibling Rivalry, 2011)


Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality is the first-ever anthology featuring LGBTIQ poets from all over the world writing about and from various faith, religion and spiritual practices.


(Uphook Press, 2011)


Uphook Press specializes in work by poets and spoken word artists who love both the ink and the mic. -gape-seed- is our third anthology, with the aim to promote a nationwide community of performing poets.

The Best of Panic: En Vivo From the East Village 

(Rebel Satori Press, 2010)


The first anthology for the revolutionary downtown New York/Latino reading series PANIC!, curated and edited by writer/literary activist Charlie Vázquez. Witness the cutting edge of the “new” New York underground writing scene…over thirty new voices featured!

The Young People Building Tomorrow’s Queer World

ColorLines is an American on-line magazine that covers race and politics in society.

Dark Phrases: 20th Anniversary Edition (Sarah Lawrence College)

SLC Magazine, “The Talking Cure,” Interview (Spring 2009)

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