Edgar Gomez is currently completing his MFA at the University of California.
Based in Los Angeles, his writing blends memoir and social commentary and has most recently been published in Longreads, The Rumpus, The LA Review of Books, The James Franco Review, and The Florida Review. He is currently working on a collection of personal essays about queer spaces and belonging, featuring stories about Orlando bathhouses, Nicaraguan cockfights, and Pulse Nightclub.
"Gomez explores survivor’s guilt as well as his belief in the strength of the queer community to rally from this tragedy. He balances hope and humor with the realities of hate, erasure, and violence." - NewPages.com
"Waltzes effortlessly between first person memoir and queer theory." - OutInPrint.com