Poetry: In Another Life by Saúl Hernández

A prose poem guided by the touch, blood, faith, and obligation, Saúl Hernández has woven a delicate tapestry of lace with language. Writing that is equal parts revealing as it is visceral, Hernández invites us into a world that straddles the lines of what is real and what lives in mythos.


In Another Life

Saúl Hernández

Saúl Hernández is a queer writer from San Antonio, TX, and was raised by undocumented parents. Saúl has an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of Texas at El Paso. He's the winner of the 2021 Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize chosen by Victoria Chang. He's a finalist for Palette Poetry 2020 Spotlight Award. Also, a finalist for the 2019 Submerging Writer Fellowship, Fear No Lit; semi-finalists for the 2018 Francine Ringold Award for New Writers, Nimrod Literary Journal. His work is forthcoming/featured in Poet Lore, Cherry Tree, Atlanta Review, Quarterly West, PANK Magazine, Pidgeonholes, The Acentos Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, The Normal School, Rio Grande Review, and Adelaid Literary Magazine. He's also part of the Macondo Writers Workshop. He's the Managing Editor for Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review.

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