Dr. Ramón García has a Ph.D. in Literature from the University of California, San Diego.
Ramón García is the author of two books of poetry The Chronicles (Red Hen Press, 2015) and Other Countries (What Books Press, 2010), and a book-length monograph on the artist Ricardo Valverde (University of Minnesota Press, 2013). The Chronicles was a finalist for the Latino International Book Award for Best Poetry Book in English in 2016.
Dr. García’s poetry has appeared in a variety of literary journals and anthologies, including the Best American Poetry anthology, The Floating Borderlands: Twenty-Five Years of US-Hispanic Literature, Ambit, The American Journal of Poetry, Los Angeles Review, and Mandorla: New Writing from the Americas. His scholarly work has appeared in Critica; Wide Angle; Chasqui: Review of Latin American Literature and Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies.
He has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts residency fellowship from the MacDowell Colony and residency fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Ragdale Foundation. He has also been a recipient of a research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.