Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador and migrated to the United States when he was nine. He was a 2018-2019 Radcliffe Institute Fellow at Harvard and has been granted fellowships from CantoMundo, Colgate University, the Lannan Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, and Stanford University. Unaccompanied (Copper Canyon Press, 2017) is his first collection. He lives in Harlem, where he’s working on a memoir. More info at javierzamora.net.