Benjamin Gucciardi's poems have appeared in Chautauqua, Forklift Ohio, Orion Magazine, Radar Poetry, Terrain.org, upstreet and other journals. A Best New Poets nominee, he is a winner of a Dorothy Rosenberg Memorial Prize and the 2017 Maine Review poetry contest. U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera selected his poem "Border Angels" as a finalist for The Santa Ana River Review poetry contest. You can find more of his work at benjamingucciardi.com.