Reyes Ramirez

Houston, TX

Reyes Ramirez is a Houstonian. Reyes won the 2019 YES Contemporary Art Writer’s Grant, 2017 Blue Mesa Review Nonfiction Contest, 2014 riverSedge Poetry Prize and has poems, stories, essays, and reviews (and/or forthcoming) in: Indiana Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Deep Red Press, The Latinx Archive, december magazine, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Texas Review, TRACK//FOUR, FIVE:2:ONE Magazine, Houston Noir, Gulf Coast Journal, Origins Journal, The Acentos Review, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere. He is a 2020 CantoMundo Fellow, 2021 Crosstown Arts Writer in Residence, and has been awarded grants from the Houston Arts Alliance and The Warhol Foundation’s Idea Fund.

Reyes has also been a finalist for several contests & prizes, including: Cosmonauts Avenue's 2018 fiction prize; december magazine's 2018 poetry prize; Indiana Review’s 2019 Creative Nonfiction Contest; Texas Review Press’, Iron Horse Literary Review's and Gold Line Press' poetry chapbook competitions; Orison Books’ 2019 Prize in Fiction; and PANK’s Fiction Book Contest. Other distinctions include an Honorable Mention for Texas Observer’s 2019 Short Story Contest, Santa Fe Writer’s Project’s 2019 Book Award Long List, and Semifinalist for YesYes Books’ 2019 Fiction Open Reading Period.