was born in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1974. His first book Discography won the 2001 Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, selected by W.S.
Merwin, and the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society
of America. He is also the recipient of an artists' grant from the
Massachusetts Cultural Council and a 2005 Fellowship from the National
Endowment for the Arts. He lives in New York City.