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Omar Pimienta is an artist and writer who lives and works in the San Diego / Tijuana border region. His artistic practice examines questions of identity, trans-nationality, emergency poetics, landscape and memory.  He is currently a Ph.D candidate in Literature at UCSD and has received his MFA in Visual Arts from the same institution. He has published four books of poetry. He has won the Emilio Prado 10th International Publication prize from the Centro Cultural Generación del 27 Malaga Spain for Escribo desde Aquí. His most resent book Album of Fences was published by Cardboard House Press this 2018 as a bilingual edition. 

2021 Events
Three Latinx poets writing in/from the United States (Tijuana—San Francisco—El Paso)
2019 Events
Another North, Another South: Poetry from a Changing California