Reyes Ramirez


Reyes Ramirez is a Houstonian. Reyes won the 2017 Blue Mesa Review Nonfiction Contest, 2014 riverSedge Poetry Prize and has poems, stories, essays, and reviews (and/or forthcoming) in: Deep Red Press, The Latinx Archive, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Texas Review, TRACK//FOUR, FIVE:2:ONE Magazine, Houston Noir, Gulf Coast Journal, Origins Journal, The Acentos Review, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere. You can read more of his work at, including his film blog "Brown Eyes, Silver Screen."


"How to Fight Like a Mexican" in Queen Mob's Teahouse (2018)

"Advice to my Younger Self in High School," "A Woefully Uncomprehensive Record of White People Erasing Latinx Lives & Being Rewarded For It," & "The Body Belongs to the Self" in TRACK//FOUR (2018)

"Hijo, please" in Gulf Coast Journal (June 2017)


"Half a Day in America, Now" in New South Journal (2018)

“Ni Sabes" in The Acentos Review (August 2016)


"On Houston, Cultura and the work of Maureen Penders" in Deep Red Press (August 2018)

"On Playing Yu-Gi-Oh as a Nerdy, Brown Kid in Houston" in Blue Mesa Review (Issue 36)


Images of America: African Americans in Houston for Deep Red Press (2018)

Beast Meridian for Glass: A Journal of Poetry (2018)

Virgin for Glass: A Journal of Poetry (2018)

Additional Information

Artist Statement Mexican/Salvadoran-American who writes everything.


Golfcrest, Houston, Texas