Raquel GutiƩrrez

Raquel Gutiérrez is an essayist, arts critic/writer, and poet. Raquel was born and raised in Los Angeles and currently lives in Tucson, Arizona where she/they just completed two MFAs in Poetry and Non-Fiction from the University of Arizona. Raquel is a 2017 recipient of the Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. Raquel also runs the tiny press, Econo Textual Objects (est. 2014), which publishes intimate works by QTPOC poets. Her/Their poetry and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in ArtNet, Los Angeles Review of Books, The New Inquiry, FENCE, HuizacheThe Georgia Review, The Texas Review, and Hayden’s Ferry Review. Raquel’s first book of prose, Brown Neon, will be published by Coffee House Press in the Spring of 2021.