Jacob Benavides

Jacob R. Benavides is a South Texas Poet from Corpus Christi TX who holds a BA from Texas
A&M University-Corpus Christi in English with minors in Studio Art and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Jacob writes about Queer South Texas existence with special attention to themes of immateriality and transience in the cultural spaces, presented across multi-genre work in poetry, painting, fiction, and the illustrious notes app on his iPhone. Jacob has been previously published in The Windward Review, and with Texas Poetry Assignment. He has had the opportunity to work within his local literary community in both writing workshops and national poetry month celebrations. Jacob has also received HAAS writing awards for his work in poetry and is currently and hopefully looking forward to a future pursuing graduate studies in English.

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