Baruch Porras Hernandez is a writer, performer and stand up comedian, named one of the 13 Bay Area Writers to Watch in 2016 by 7×7 Magazine You can find his writing published online at The Tusk, his poems on Drunk in a Midnight Choir, plays in Emerge, Santa Ana River Review, and several other anthologies like Assaracus, Foglifter, Red Light Lit, Quiet Lightning, Rio Grande Review, Divining Divas, and two anthologies with Write Bloody Publishing. He was named a Lambda Literary Poetry Fellow in 2014, and a Lambda Literary Playwriting Fellow in 2016. He’s been featured with Writers with Drinks, RISK, Radar Productions, LitQuake, is a winner of The Moth, BawdyStorytelling, Muni Diaries and is a two time winner of Literary Death Match. As a comic he’s featured at Tourettes Without Regrets, ManHaters, Marga Gomez’s NYE Comedy Fiesta and all over the Bay Area. He is a recipient of grants from the San Francisco Arts Commission, REGEN Artist Fund, and the Creative Work Fund. He is The Voice of Shipwreck SF monthly Fan Fiction Competition and Podcast and regularly hosts live shows with KQED. He is the founder and head organizer for ¿Donde Esta Mi Gente? a Latinx Literary Performance Series. He was born in Toluca, Mexico and grew up in California.
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