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Edgar Gomez

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Edgar Gomez (all pronouns) is a Florida-born writer with roots in Nicaragua and Puerto Rico. A graduate of University of California, Riverside’s MFA program, their words have appeared in Poets & Writers, Narratively, Catapult, Lithub, The Rumpus, and elsewhere online and in print. Their memoir, High-Risk Homosexual, was called a “breath of fresh air” by The New York Times and named a Best Book of the 2022 by BuzzFeed, Electric Literature, and Publisher’s Weekly. They live in New York and Puerto Rico.