Jose Trejo-Maya was born in Celaya, Guanajuato Mexico and spent his first eight years in the small neighboring rural pueblo of Tarimoro in the lowlands of Mexico. He migrated with his family to the United States in 1988 and completed three degrees. In writing, his emphasis is ethno poetic language poetry of particular interest the ancient Netzahualcoyotl, contemporary Guatemalan Humberto Ak’abal and Blackfeet/Gros Ventre writer James Welch. He has been published in The Nimrod International Poetry Journal, Belleville Park Pages, Star 82 Review, Visions International Review, Lost Coast Review, and Redactions: Poetry, Altadena Poetry Review, Acentos Review, Mandala Journal, Five Quarterly, Voices Project, Turtle Island Quarterly, Dukool, Constellations, among others.
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