Octavio Quintanilla

4-1Is the author of the poetry collection, If I Go Missing (Slough Press, 2014). His work has appeared in SalamanderRHINOAlaska  Quarterly ReviewSouthwestern American LiteratureThe Texas Observer, and elsewhere. He is a CantoMundo Fellow and holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Texas. He is the regional editor for Texas Books in Review and  teaches Literature and Creative Writing in the M.A./M.F.A. program at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas.

Find him on Twitter: @OctQuintanilla

Cosmonauts Avenue Interview:

Literary San Antonio Interview:

Red Wedge Magazine Review:

Poems at Life and Legends Magazine:

Poems in Spanish in Periódico de Poesía:

Poema “Balas” en soundcloud:

Video poem, “Mal de Ojo”: