Francisco Cantú

photo by Keith Marroquin

Visiting WriterThis person is a visiting reader and instructor and cannot be reached through the Poetry Center.

Francisco Cantú is a writer, translator, and the author of The Line Becomes a River. A recipient of a 2018 Art for Justice fellowship, he is an active volunteer with the Kino Border Initiative’s detention accompaniment program,which provides support to incarcerated asylum seekers at the Eloy Detention Center in southern Arizona. A graduate of the University of Arizona, he now co-coordinates the Creative Writing department’s Field Studies in Writing Program.