Jose Hernandez Diaz

Jose Hernandez Diaz is a 2017 NEA Fellow. He is the author of The Fire Eater (Texas Review Press, 2020). His work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, Boulevard, Crazyhorse, Georgia Review, Huizache, Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Times, LitHub, The Nation, Poetry, and in The Best American Nonrequired Reading. He has been a finalist for The Andrés Montoya Prize, The Colorado Prize, The Akron Prize, and The National Poetry Series. Currently, he is an Associate Editor at Frontier Poetry. He teaches creative writing online through Frontier and Litro Magazine.


As he drove back home to Norwalk, he kept thinking, the tacos are a bit pricey, / but they are definitely the best in town.