Paul Hlava Ceballos
Banana [ _______ ] - forthcoming in 2021
published tête-bêche with Quenton Baker's we pilot the blood
Paul Hlava Ceballos is the recipient of fellowships from CantoMundo, Artist Trust, and the Poets House. His work has been published in the Best New Poets Anthology and translated into the Ukrainian. It can be found in Narrative Magazine, BOMB, the PEN Poetry Series, Acentos Review, The LA Times, among other journals and newspapers, and has been nominated for the Pushcart. Born and raised in Southern California, he has an MFA from NYU, and currently lives in Seattle, where he practices echocardiography.
Banana [ ], traces the history of bananas in the Americas. Using only found text, each line is plucked from a unique source text, including 19th century history books, 20th century declassified CIA documents, agriculture guides, recipes, and commercials. Banana [ ] will published tête-bêche with Quenton Baker’s we pilot the blood in 2021.