Spring Contest Winner in Poetry: Mateo Lara

Resurrection Shroud


Transplanted Name Through Non-Specific Memory


Image Credit: “Birthing” by Sarah Jackson, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

About the author

Mateo Lara is queer & Latinx (pronouns: he/him/they), from Bakersfield, California. He received his B.A. in English at CSU Bakersfield. He is currently working on his M.F.A. in Poetry at Randolph College in Lynchburg, VA. His poems have been featured on Poets.org, and in EOAGH, Empty Mirror, and The New Engagement. He is an editor for RabidOak online literary journal.

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