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First Sentence: Javier Zamora

Javier Zamora

‘Immigration has become a physical thing, like a tumor inside us, between us.’

Javier Zamora

Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador and migrated to the US when he was nine. He is a 2016–2018 Wallace Stegner Fellow and holds fellowships from the Poetry Foundation, MacDowell and the National Endowment for the Arts. His first poetry collection, Unaccompanied, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press.

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