Steven Sanchez is the author of Phantom Tongue (Sundress Publications, 2018), selected by Mark Doty as the winner of Marsh Hawk Press’ Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award.  A recipient of fellowships from CantoMundo and the Lambda Literary Foundation, he is the author of two chapbooks: To My Body (Glass Poetry Press, 2016) and Photographs of Our Shadows (Agape Editions, 2017).  He is the poetry editor of Word Riot and his poems have appeared in Poet LoreNimrodCrab Creek ReviewTahoma Literary Review, and The Cossack Review, among other journals.


Phantom Tongue (Sundress Publications, 2018)


To My Body (Glass Poetry Press, 2016)

Photographs of Our Shadows (Agape Editions, 2017)

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Review of To My Body on The Friday Influence by Jose Angel Araguz

Review of To My Body on Drunk Monkeys by Joey Gould

Poems Available Online:

The Gunman,” Glass: A Journal of Poetry

Calafia, “”Passing,” Rogue Agent

After Bobby Jindal Posed as White in his Portrait,” Cider Press Review

Two Poems,” Word Riot

The UpStairs Lounge,” Tinderbox Poetry Jounral

In Case of Fire, ” The Blueshift Journal

Imagined Letter to My Father from His Father,” & “You Told Me The Reason I Can’t Touch Your Hair,” The Good Men Project

Three Poems,” RE:AL Literary Magazine

Essays Available Online:

Who’s Speaking? Italics in Bilingual Poetry,” Tahoma Literary Review Blog

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