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Oliver Baez Bendorf

Oliver Baez Bendorf is a queer trans Latinx poet from the Midwest. He is the author of Advantages of Being Evergreen (forthcoming 2019), winner of the Cleveland State University Open Book Poetry Competition, and The Spectral Wilderness (Kent State U., 2015), selected by Mark Doty for the Stan & Tom Wick Poetry Prize. He was the 2017–2018 Halls Emerging Artist Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and is currently an assistant professor of creative writing at Kalamazoo College in Michigan.