Edward Vidaurre is the author of seven collections of poetry. His new book of poems is Pandemia & Other Poems (Aztlan Libre Press, 2020). He is the 2018–2019 City of McAllen, Texas, Poet Laureate, a four-time Pushcart-nominated poet, and publisher of FlowerSong Press. His writings have appeared or are forthcoming in the New York Times, the Texas Observer, Grist, Poet Lore, the Acentos Review, Poetrybay, and Voices de la Luna, as well as other journals and anthologies. Vidaurre resides in McAllen, Texas, with his wife and daughter.