Roberto Carlos Garcia

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Roberto Carlos Garcia's first full collection, Melancolía, is available from Červená Barva Press and his chapbook amores gitano (gypsy loves) was published by Červená Barva Press in 2013. His poems and prose have appeared or are forthcoming in The New EngagementPublic Pool, Stillwater Review, Gawker, Barrelhouse, Tuesday; An Art Project, The Acentos Review, Lunch Ticket, Bold As Love Magazine, Entropy, PLUCK!: The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture, The Rumpus, 5 AM Magazine, Wilderness House, Connotation Press- An Online Artifact, Poets/Artists, Levure Litteraire, and others. Roberto is the founder of Get Fresh Books, LLC, a cooperative press.

A native New Yorker, Roberto holds an MFA in Poetry and Poetry in Translation from Drew University, and is Instructor of English at Union County College.