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2017 Conference on Poetry Faculty: Blas Falconer

Blas Falconer

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Blas Falconer is the author of two poetry collections, The Foundling Wheel and A Question of Gravity and Light, and a coeditor of two essay collections, The Other Latin@: Writing Against a Singular Identity and Mentor and Muse: Essays from Poets to Poets. His awards include an NEA Fellowship, the Maureen Egen Writers Exchange, and a Tennessee Individual Artist Grant, and his poems have appeared in various literary journals, including Poetry, Poetry Northwest, and Prairie Schooner. He is the poetry editor for The Los Angeles Review and teaches in the low-residency MFA at Murray State University.  His third full-length poetry collection, Forgive the Body This Failure (Four Way Books), is forthcoming in 2018.

Read “Orphan” by Blas Falconer

Date: January 25, 2017