Roy G. Guzmán was born in Honduras and raised in Miami, Florida. They received an MFA from the University of Minnesota. Guzmán is the author of the full-length collection Catrachos (Graywolf Press, 2020) and the chapbook Restored Mural for Orlando (Queerodactyl Press, 2016). The recipient of a 2017 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship and a 2016 Scribe for Human Rights Fellowship, among other awards, Guzmán is currently pursuing a PhD in in Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society at the University of Minnesota. They live in Minneapolis, Minnesota.