Rodney Gomez

Rodney Gomez is an Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize finalist and CantoMundo fellow. His poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Salt Hill, Barrow Street, Texas Poetry Review, and other journals and anthologies. His manuscript, Mouth Filled with Night, is the winner of the second annual Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize, a first-book award for emerging poets of color and will be published by Northwestern University Press. 

Gomez was an associate artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and writer-in-residence at the Santa Fe Art Institute in 2012. He works as an urban planner in Texas.

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Rodney Gomez is an Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize finalist and CantoMundo fellow. His poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Salt Hill, Barrow Street, Texas Poetry Review, and other journals and anthologies. His manuscript, Mouth Filled with Night, is the winner of the second annual Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize, a first-book award for emerging poets of color and will be published by Northwestern University Press. 

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