William Archila and David Campos at the Poetry Foundation

William Archila is the author of The Art of Exile (Bilingual Review Press, 2009) which won an International Latino Book Award in 2010 and was honored with an Emerging Writer Fellowship Award from the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD. He has been published in American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, AGNl, Notre Dame Review, and Copper Nickle among others. His book was featured in “First Things First: The Fifth Annual Debut Poets Round Up” in Poets & Writers. His second book, The Gravedigger’s Archaeology, recently won the Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize and was featured in Poets & Writers Page One.

David Campos, a CantoMundo Fellow, is the author of Furious Dusk (University of Notre Dame 2015) which won the 2014 Andres Montoya Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared The American Poetry Review, Huizache, Luna Luna, and Miramar among many others. He also served as the story editor for the documentary short about Fashawn titled THE ECOLOGY. Currently, he teaches English at Fresno City College, and College of the Sequoias. He lives in Fresno, California.