Diana Marie Delgado's first poetry collection, "Tracing the Horse," is forthcoming from BOA Editions (Fall, 2019). She is the author of "Late Night Talks with Men I Think I Trust" (Center for Book Arts, 2015). She is a recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Poetry and has received grants and scholarships from the Frost Place Conference on Poetry, Letras Latinas, Hedgebrook and Bread Loaf Writer's Conference. Delgado holds a BA in Poetry from UC Riverside and an MFA in Poetry from Columbia University. Her poetry has appeared in Ploughshares, Ninth Letter, The North American Review, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly and Fourteen Hills. A member of CantoMundo and Macondo writing communities, her work is often rooted in her experiences growing up Mexican-American in Southern California. Summer of 2018 she will begin her new role as the Literary Director of the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson.