Many congratulations go to Robert Giron for being selected as one of the Heroes Latinos LGBTQ as part of the Latino GLBT History Project. According to their write up,
He was born in Nebraska but describes himself “as a Transplanted Texan who lives in Arlington, Virginia.” Robert is a professor of English, creative writing and literature at Montgomery College, Takoma Park , Maryland. He’s the author of seven books of poetry and his poetry and fiction have appeared in The Texas Anthology, The World Haiku Review, Puerto del Sol, The Great lawn, Art Forum, Austin Writer, Chrysalis, Amphora Review, Goodbye Dove, Slouching Towards Consensus, and Arlington Artsletter, among other publications. He founded the Ventura Valdez Poetry Contest at Montgomery College for students who write in English and Spanish.
Additionally, on Saturday, October 25, Robert will be part of the “Indie Editor Roundtable” at the Poets and Writers Live event at the Library of Congress at 1:30 p.m. He has been featured with several other editors in the magazine this month in the article “Let’s Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and Their Publishing Partners.”