Jacob Saenz is the author of Throwing the Crown, winner of the 2018 APR/Honickman First Book Prize. His work has been anthologized in The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry Magazine and The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. His poetry has appeared in Memorious, PANK, Poetry, Tammy, and other journals.
A CantoMundo fellow, he’s been the recipient of a Letras Latinas Residency, a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship and a 2019 Latinx Scholarship from the Frost Place. He serves as an associate editor for RHINO.