Steven Sanchez is the author of Phantom Tongue (Sundress Publications, 2018), selected by Mark Doty as the winner of the Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award. A CantoMundo Fellow and Lambda Literary Fellow, Steven is the winner of the inaugural Federico García Lorca Poetry Prize for an emerging Latinx poet. His poetry has appeared in American Poetry Review, Poet Lore, The Missouri Review, North American Review, and RHINO, among other journals and anthologies. He lives in Fresno, California, where he completed his MFA in Creative Writing at California State University, Fresno. Currently, he serves as a poetry reader for The Rumpus.