Ramón García has authored two poetry collections, The Chronicles (Red Hen Press, 2015), a finalist for the Latino International Book Award for Best Poetry Book in English in 2016, and Other Countries (What Books Press, 2010), and a monograph on photographer and mixed-media artist Ricardo Valverde (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2013). His poems, fiction, and scholarly work have appeared in a variety of journals, anthologies and museum catalogs, including The Best American Poetry, The Floating Borderlands: Twenty-Five Years of US-Hispanic Literature, The American Journal of Poetry, Los Angeles Review, and Mandorla: New Writing from the Americas. He has contributed to projects of various visual artists, including Berta Jottar, Harry Gamboa Jr., Susan Silton, David John Attyah, and Sandra de la Loza. Born in Colima, Mexico, García grew up in Modesto, California. He has a B.A. in World Literature from the Univ. of California Santa Cruz and a Ph.D. in Literature from the Univ. of San Diego. He is a Professor at California State Univ., Northridge, and lives in Downtown L.A..