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Biographical info:

Sebastián H. Páramo is the author of the forthcoming collection Portrait of Us Burning (Northwestern University Press/Curbstone Books, 2023). His work has recently appeared in or is forthcoming in Split Lip, The Los Angeles Review, Southern Indiana Review, Southeast Review, The Cortland Review, Bennington Review, and elsewhere. 

He is the founding editor of The Boiler and Poetry Editor for Deep Vellum

His work has received fellowships and support from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Breadloaf Writers’ Conference, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Dobie Paisano Fellowship Program at UT-Austin, and CantoMundo. He is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Austin College in Sherman, 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. Due to the pandemic, Pegasus and The Burning Plain are on indefinite hiatus. In 2020, Sebastián began the Bandwidth Reading Series.