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Alfredo Aguilar is the author of On This Side of the Desert (Kent State University Press, 2020) selected by Natalie Diaz for the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize. He is a recipient of 92Y's Discovery Poetry Contest and has been awarded fellowships from MacDowell, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and The Frost Place. His work has appeared in The Yale Review, Waxwing, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. Born and raised in North County San Diego, he currently resides in Central Texas where he is a fellow at the Michener Center for Writers.
Winning Entry: California
Contest Won: Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest 2022, Honorable Mention, Margaret Reid