author of Headless John the Baptist Hitchhiking 

Saturday, Oct. 29, 9:30am – 12:30pm (±11:40)

C. T. Salazar is a Latinx poet and native of Columbus, Mississippi. He is a graduate of The W’s BA and MFA programs in creative writing, and is now a librarian at Delta State University. His debut poetry collection, Headless John the Baptist Hitchhiking, was a finalist for the Theodore Roethke Memorial Prize, and he has published three chapbooks, American Cavewall Sonnets, Forty Stitches Sewing A Body Against a Ramshackle Night, and This Might Have Meant Fire.

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Book Review at Southern Review of Books

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