Jose A. Rodriguez’s poetry collections include The Shallow End of Sleep (2011,Tia Chucha Press/Northwestern UP) and Backlit Hour (2013, SFASU Press/Texas A&M UP). His work has appeared in various journals and magazines, including Poetry, The New Republic, Paterson Literary Review, Green Mountains Review, Lake Effect, Cream City Review, Water-Stone Review, Tusculum Review, Upstreet, Big Muddy, Paddlefish and others. He’s the recipient of the 2014 RHINO Founders’ Prize, the 2009 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award and four nominations for the Pushcart Prize. He currently teaches at The University of Texas-Pan American and has a memoir forthcoming spring 2017 with Oklahoma Press.
With generous funding support from A-State Liberal Arts College, English Department and Multicultural Center.
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