Jose serves as the Texas Book Festival’s Communications & PR Coordinator. He holds a B.B.A. in Marketing and a B.A. in English with a creative writing focus in fiction from Texas State University. Following graduation, he joined GoDaddy’s social media team helping hundreds of small businesses across the United States succeed online via marketing, branding, and paid advertising. He’s volunteered with local literary organizations including the Writers’ League of Texas and Austin Bat Cave. He serves as a reader for Story Magazine and continues working furiously to develop his own writing for publication. In his free time, Jose enjoys roller skating, dancing with his friends, enjoying a good piece of speculative fiction, and attempting to live inside the minds of the characters he’s invented.