Xavier Cavazos

Washington, United States

Member Since: 06/30/2013

Xavier Cavazos is the author of three award-winning collections of poetry, Barbarian at the Gate, Poetry Society of America, Diamond Grove Slave Tree, Ice Cube Press, and The Devil’s Workshop, from Cleveland State University Poetry Center. Cavazos is a senior poetry editor for Poetry Northwest and directs the Liberal Studies Program at Central Washington University.







  • Barbarian at the Gate , Poetry Society of America (April 2, 2012)
  • Diamond Grove Slave Tree , Ice Cube Press (October 7, 2015)
  • The Devil's Workshop , Cleveland State University Poetry Center (October 10, 2023)


  • 2103 Poetry Society of America National Chapbook Fellow(2012)


  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from Iowa State University (May 2012)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry