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Roberto Carlos Garcia

Roberto Carlos Garcia

Roberto Carlos Garcia

Roberto Carlos Garcia's book, Melancolía, is available from Červená Barva Press. His poems and prose have appeared or are forthcoming in Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, The New Engagement, Public Pool, Stillwater Review, Gawker, Barrelhouse, Tuesday; An Art Project, The Acentos Review, Lunch Ticket, and many others. A native New Yorker, Roberto holds an MFA in Poetry and Poetry in Translation, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His second poetry collection “black/Maybe” will be published by Willow Books in 2018. He is the founder of Get Fresh Books, LLC, a cooperative press.

His website is www.robertocarlosgarcia.tumblr.com

Work by This Artist

Melancholia Review art
By Tamara Hart, Roberto Carlos Garcia

A rigorous and affectionate review of Roberto Carlos Garcia’s poetry collection, “Melancholia.”

Icarus Also Flew story art
By Roberto Carlos Garcia

Unmoored, adrift, and searching for salvation in a foreign land.

Traveling Freely art
By Roberto Carlos Garcia

A business trip invites observations of countless injustices and ruminations on systemic oppressions. 

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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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