Christopher Soto

Christopher Soto aka Loma, is a poet based in Brooklyn. He is the author of Sad Girl Poems (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016) and the editor of Nepantla: A Journal Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (Nightboat Books, 2018). In 2017, he was awarded the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism by Split This Rock. In 2016, Poets & Writers honored Christopher Soto with the Barnes & Noble Writer for Writers Award. He frequently writes book reviews for the Lambda Literary Foundation. His poems, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared in The Nation, The Guardian, The Advocate, Los Angeles Review of Books, American Poetry Review, Tin House and more. He is currently working on a full-length poetry manuscript about police violence and mass incarceration. He co-founded the Undocupoets Campaign and worked with Amazon Literary Partnerships to establish grants for undocumented writers. Learn more about his work at his website and follow him on Twitter: @loma_poetry.

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