In Morales’s newest collection, an imagined zombie apocalypse intertwines with personal narrative. From zombie dating to the sin of popcorn ceilings, these poems investigate the nature of impermanence while celebrating the complexities of life.
About the Author: Juan J. Morales
Juan J. Morales is the son of an Ecuadorian mother and Puerto Rican father. He is the author of three poetry collections, including Friday and the Year That Followed (2006 and Winner of the 2005 Rhea & Seymour Gorsline Poetry Competition), The Siren World (2015), and The Handyman’s Guide to End Times (2018). His poetry has appeared on/in CSPAN2, Colorado Public Radio, Copper Nickel, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Pleiades, Poetry Daily, South Carolina Review, Verse Daily, and others. He is a CantoMundo Fellow, a Macondista, the Editor/Publisher of Pilgrimage Press, and Department Chair of English & World Languages at Colorado State University-Pueblo. Follow him on Twitter @ChairmanJuan.