Gabriel Gomez (poet)

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For the politician, see Gabriel E. Gomez. For Columbian footballer, see Gabriel Jaime Gómez Jaramillo. For the Panamanian footballer, see Gabriel Enrique Gómez.

Gabriel Gómez is a Latino poet, editor, playwright, and journalist.

Born in El Paso, Texas, Gómez is the author of The Outer Bands (University of Notre Dame Press, 2007), which was selected by Valerie Martinez as the 2007 winner of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize.[1] The title poem is a found poem on the experiences of living through Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.[2] His forthcoming book The Seed Bank will be published by Mouthfeel Press.[3]

Gómez earned a BA at the College of Santa Fe (now Santa Fe University of Art and Design) and an MFA at Saint Mary's College of California.[4]

He was a founding co-editor of Breach Press and has taught at Tulane University, the University of New Orleans,[5] and the Institute of American Indian Arts.

He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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