Jacob Anthony Ramírez is a poet, educator, and visual artist. Ramírez holds an MA in Creative Writing from England’s Lancaster University, where he’s currently a PhD candidate. His manuscript, In the Key of Barrio, earned the UK’s Portfolio Prize for Poetry in 2019. His work appears in various publications, among them, Haymarket Books’ The Breakbeat Poets Volume IV: LatiNEXT, The Latino Book Review, and The San Joaquin Review. He has taught in China, the UAE, and Turkey. He lives in California with his wife and two children.