The Poetry Project

Joshua “DJ Ashtrae” Escobar

Joshua Escobar is the author of the chapbooks Caljforkya Voltage and xxox fm. He was a 2019 Shandaken: Storm King Fellow, the Dean’s Fellow in Writing at the MFA Program at Bard College, and a Merit Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. He is a Regional Chair (California) for CantoMundo, and an Assistant Professor of English Composition and Literature at Santa Barbara City College. Bareback Nightfall, his first full-length book, launches in May 2020 from Noemi Press and Letras Latinas.