R.A. Villanueva’s debut collection of poetry, Reliquaria, appeared in 2014 and won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize. His new writing has been published in Poetry, Guernica, Prac Crit, The American Poetry Review, and widely elsewhere. His honours include a commendation from the 2016 Forward Prizes, fellowships from Kundiman and the Asian American Literary Review, and the inaugural Ninth Letter Literary Award. A founding editor of Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art, he lives in Brooklyn and London.
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