Mrs. Weir Thank you to my high school English teacher, Mrs. Weir, For introducing me to literature. I remember reading The Catcher in the Rye during junior year of high school, And hearing Holden speak in an everyday manner, And it spoke to me, along with his rebellious spirit, Angsty teenager that I was. But it wasn’t just Salinger’s Genius that led me to … [Read more...]
About Jose Hernandez Diaz
Jose Hernandez Diaz is a 2017 NEA Poetry Fellow. His work appears in The American Poetry Review, Bennington Review, Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, Huizache, Iowa Review, The Nation, Poet Lore, Poetry, The Progressive, Witness, and in the Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011. His chapbook of prose poems, The Fire Eater, is forthcoming in Spring 2020 with Texas Review Press. He tweets at @JoseHernandezDz.