Steven Sanchez is a CantoMundo Fellow, a Lambda Literary Fellow, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Fresno State. His first book, Phantom Tongue, is forthcoming from Sundress Publications in 2018 and was selected by Mark Doty as the winner of Marsh Hawk Press’ Rochelle Ratner Memorial Award. He is also the author of two chapbooks, To My Body (Glass Poetry Press, 2016) and Photographs of Our Shadows (Agape Editions, forthcoming). His poems have appeared or will appear in Nimrod, Poet Lore, Crab Creek Review, Tinderbox, The Blueshift Journal, and others.


Phantom Tongue (Sundress Publications, 2018)


To My Body (Glass Poetry Press, 2016)

Photographs of Our Shadows (Agape Editions, 2017)


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

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,” Luna Luna Magazine

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,” The Good Men Project

Essays Available Online:

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