Richard Wilde Lopez | The New Engagement

Richard Wilde Lopez

Richard Wilde Lopez

Richard Wilde Lopez

Richard Wilde Lopez is a writer, artist and co-creator of Hypergraphic Writers Workshop. He writes mostly about interpersonal relationships and the complexities of desire, shame and happiness. His most recent short story is published in an anthology titled Spaces we have known. He is previously published by Beautiful Dreamer Press and Daddy Issues Vol 1. a literary magazine. He loves houseplants, stovetop coffee and currently lives in Washington Heights, New York.

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By Richard Wilde Lopez

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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