Carl Marcum is a Chicano poet from Tucson, Arizona. He is the author of the collection, Cue Lazarus (University of Arizona Press, 2001) and his poems have appeared in the anthologies The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry and Latinx Rising: An Anthology of Latinx Science Fiction & Fantasy. He earned his MFA from the University of Arizona and was Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University. Marcum has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, and the Taos Writers Conference. He served as a Canto Mundo fellow from 2011-2015. Marcum taught for many years at DePaul University in Chicago, and now lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.