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Willy Palomo

Willy Palomo is the son of two immigrants from El Salvador. He earned his MFA in Poetry and MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Indiana University in 2018.  In 2017, he received the MLK Building Bridges Graduate Student Award, the Latino Faculty & Staff Graduate Student Award, and the City of Bloomington Latino Leadership Award for his work serving undocumented communities in Indiana. He has taught creative writing and the Poetics of Rap in universities, juvenile detention centers, community centers, and high schools. His book reviews and poetry have been featured in Guernica, Crab Orchard Review, Crazyhorse, Adroit Journal, MuzzleWaxwingThe Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States, and more. For more information, visit Follow him @palomopoemas.

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