Joe Jiménez is the author of the forthcoming young adult novel Hot Boy Summer (MTV Books/Simon & Schuster, May 2024). He authored Bloodline, a young adult novel and Rattlesnake Allegory, which was awarded the 2016 Letras Latinas/ Red Hen Press Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared on the PBS NewsHour and Lambda Literary sites. Jiménez lives in San Antonio, Texas, and is a member of the Macondo Writers Workshop.
El Abuelo (2008, Directed by Dino Dinco)
Joe Jiménez is the author of The Possibilities of Mud (Kórima 2014) and Bloodline, a young adult novel (Arte Público 2016). Jiménez is the recipient of the 2016 Letras Latinas/ Red Hen Press Poetry Prize and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. The short film “El Abuelo,” based on Jiménez’s poem, has been screened in Belgium, the Netherlands, Mexico, France, Argentina, Ireland, England, and the US. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, and is a member of the Macondo Workshops.