POET & EDUCATOR
Oliver de la Paz is the author of five collections of poetry: Names Above Houses, Furious Lullaby, Requiem for the Orchard, Post Subject: A Fable, and The Boy in the Labyrinth. He also co-edited A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry. A founding member, Oliver serves as the co-chair of the Kundiman advisory board. His work has been published or is forthcoming in journals such as Poetry, American Poetry Review, Tin House, The Southern Review, and Poetry Northwest. He has been the recipient of Pushcart Prizes, and grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Artist Trust. He teaches at the College of the Holy Cross and in the Low-Residency MFA Program at Pacific Lutheran University.