José Olivarez

José Olivarez (author), represented by Daisy Parente
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José Olivarez is the son of Mexican immigrants, the author of Citizen Illegal, the co-author of Home Court, and the co-host of the poetry podcast The Poetry Gods. His work has been published in the BreakBeat Poets, the Adroit Journal, the Rumpus, and Hyperallergic, among other places. He earned a BA from Harvard University, and he is the recipient of fellowships from CantoMundo, Poets House, the Bronx Council on the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, and the Conversation Literary Festival. His poetry collection, Promises of Gold, is published in the UK by Corsair and was a USA Today Book Club pick on the month.

AgentJosé Olivarez's agent: Daisy Parente on behalf of The Stuart Krichevsky Agency
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Promises of Gold