Francisco Márquez, Content Associate, is originally from Venezuela. He received his MFA in poetry from New York University, where he was a Goldwater Fellow. The recipient of grants from the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, and Letras Latinas, he is an "Emerge-Surface-Be" fellow at the Poetry Project. His poems have been published in Bennington Review, The Brooklyn Rail, and The Offing, among other publications. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.