Emanuel Xavier

Emanuel Xavier is the author of the novel Christ Like; the poetry collections Selected Poems of Emanuel Xavier, Pier QueenAmericanoIf Jesus Were GayNefarious, and Radiance; and the spoken word/music collaboration album Legendary. He is also editor of Me No Habla With Acento: Contemporary Latino Poetry, Bullets & Butterflies: queer spoken word poetry, and Mariposas: A Modern Anthology of Queer Latino Poetry. Xavier was named an LGBT History Month Icon by the Equality Forum and has been presented a New York City Council Citation Award, an International Latino Book Award, a Gay City Impact Award, and the Marsha A. Gomez Cultural Heritage Award.

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