This fall, José will spend three weeks as a writing fellow at the VCCA's Mt. San Angelo campus in central Virginia. He’ll be joined by 21 writers and visual artists.
— May 21, 2022
José Alcántara Poem Featured on Gwarlingo
James Crews features Jose's poem "Archilochus Colubris" on his weekly Sunday poem feature at Gwarlingo.
— December 26, 2021
José Alcántara Interviewed on Rattlecast
José discusses poetry with Tim Green, Editor at Rattle magazine. José reads several poems from his recently released book, The Bitten World: Poems (Tebot Bach 2021), reads several new poems, and he and Tim talk about the writing process, themes and styles, and life as a poet. Tim introduces José at the 13:30 mark and they wrap up the discussion at 1:21:15.
— February 16
Alcántara Poem 'Divorce' Receives
Neil Postman Award for Metaphor
Each year the editors of Rattle choose one poem from the content published online or in print during the previous year to receive the Neil Postman Award for Metaphor. The award recognizes the writer for "their use of metaphor and to celebrate (and hopefully, propagate) Neil Postman's work, and the typographical mind."