Blas Falconer

Blas Falconer is the author of four poetry collections, including Rara Avis (Four Way Books, 2024) and Forgive the Body This Failure (Four Way Books, 2018). He is also the coeditor of two anthologies: The Other Latin@: Writing Against a Singular Identity (The University of Arizona Press, 2011), with Lorraine M. López, and Mentor and Muse: Essays from Poets to Poets (Southern Illinois University Press, 2010), with Beth Martinelli and Helena Mesa

Falconer is the recipient of a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award from Poets & Writers. He teaches in the MFA program at San Diego State University and is the editor-in-chief at Poetry International Online. He lives in Los Angeles