The Art of the Vigilante
David Tomás Martinez's debut collection of poetry, Hustle, was released in 2014 by Sarabande Books, winning the New England Book Festival's prize in poetry, the Devil's Kitchen Reading Award, and honorable mention in the Antonio Cisneros Del Moral Prize. He is the 2015 winner of the Verlaine Poetry Prize. Martinez is a Pushcart winner, CantoMundo fellow, and a recipient of the Stanley P. Young Fellowship from Broadleaf. A second collection, Post Traumatic Hood Disorder, is forthcoming from Sarabande Books in 2018. Martinez lives in Brooklyn and teaches creative writing at Columbia University.