Gabe Gomez is a father, poet, and marketing professional. Gabe has taught English and creative writing at the University of New Orleans, Tulane University, the College of Santa Fe and the Institute of American Indian Arts. He holds a BA in creative writing from the College of Santa Fe and an MFA in creative writing from Saint Mary's College of California. His is first book of poems The Outer Bands won the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize from the University of Notre Dame Press in 2006. His second poetry collection, The Seed Bank, was published by Mouthfeel Press in 2012. He lives in Santa Fe, NM with his son.