John Manuel Arias

John Manuel Arias is a gay, Costa Rican and Uruguayan poet back in Washington, DC after many years. He is a Canto Mundo fellow and his poetry has appeared in several literary magazines, including Sixth Finch, The Journal, and Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry, and his fiction has found homes in Akashic Books, The Acentos Review, and Cardinal Sins Journal. Before DC, he lived in Costa Rica with his grandmother and four ghosts.