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Edgar Gomez is currently completing his MFA. 

Based in Los Angeles, his writing has most recently been published in Longreads, The Rumpus, The LA Review of Books, The James Franco Review, and The Florida Review. He is the recipient of the 2018 Marcia McQuern Award in Nonfiction as well as a third-year fellowship at the University of California, Riverside. He is working on his first essay collection, High-Risk Homosexual, about the spaces queer people inhabit and how they shape us. It features stories set in Orlando bathhouses, Nicaraguan cockfighting rings, 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

"Essential." - Digg.com