After the loss of poetry editor Terry Hertzler this spring, we are delighted to have poet Frank Varela step in to help with Sin Fronteras Journal. Brooklyn born, Frank is the author of four books of poetry, Serpent Underfoot, Bitter Coffee, Caleb’s Exile and, most recently, Diaspora. His children’s stories have been published by Riverside Publishing Company and Arte Publico Press. He worked as a librarian in Chicago, where he was named Hispanic Librarian of the Year by the Illinois Secretary of State in 1997. He now lives in Las Cruces, and is joining Joanne Townsend, former poet laureate of Alaska, and Ellen Young, who does useful things like run this blog, to complete the trio of poetry editors for issue #23.
The Journal is accepting submissions until June 30. Please read – and follow – the directions on the submissions page to submit.