About

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Biographical info:

Sebastián Hasani Páramo is a CantoMundo Fellow. His work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in TriQuarterly, Missouri Review, Blackbird, Kenyon Review, Southwest Review, Pleiades, North American Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, among others. He is the editor-in-chief of THE BOILERHe has received scholarships and awards from Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Vermont Studio Center. He holds a PhD in English and creative writing at the University of North Texas.

Additional Info:

With Robert Torres, he co-founded the Pegasus Reading Series in Dallas, Texas in 2014. The Dallas Observer named Pegasus Reading Series “Best Poetry Night” in 2015. With Courtney Marie, of Spider Web Salon, he co-founded Deep Ellum Lit Hop in 2016, a DFW event that brought together art collectives to Deep Ellum for a literary pub crawl.

In 2019, he started The Burning Plain Reading Series in Denton, Texas.