Rodney Gomez

 

 

Biography

 

Rodney Gomez works as an urban planner in Weslaco, Texas. He earned an MFA from the University of Texas - Pan American. His work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Blackbird, Salt Hill, Devil's Lake, Barrow Street, and other journals. He has received residences from the Atlantic Center for the Arts and the Santa Fe Art Institute. His chapbook, Mouth Filled with Night, won the Drinking Gourd Chapbook Contest from Northwestern University Press. 

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Also By This Poet
  • Flood (Swan Scythe Press, 2013)

  • Notes to a Husband (Imaginary Friend Press, 2013)

  • Lancelot (Lazy Mouse Press, 2013)

  • Night Fishing (Yellow Flag Press, 2011)

  • 28 Blackbirds at the End of the World (Bandersnatch Books, 2010)

  • Aubade (Yellow Flag Press, 2009)

  • Counting Dust Devils: Early Season (Yellow Flag Press, 2009)

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Awards

 

  • Winner, 2013 Swan Scythe Press Chapbook Award

  • Semi-Finalist, 2013 Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest

  • Best of the Net Nomination, “The Hard Lines of Our Bodies” (Trigger - #2, 2012)

  • Best of the Net Nomination, “Rayville, LA, 1927” (Trigger - #1, 2011)

  • Finalist, Standing Rock Chapbook Contest, 2012

  • Rhysling Award Nomination, "28 Blackbirds at the End of the World," 2008

  • James Award Nomination, "Rhyme In Haiku," 2006

2010 - present

2010 - present