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Joe Jiménez

JPL Productions

About The Author

Joe Jiménez is the author of the poetry collection Rattlesnake Allegory and the young adult novels Hot Boy Summer and Bloodline. He was the recipient of the 2016 Letras Latinas/Red Hen Press Poetry Prize, and he was awarded a Lucas Artists Literary Artists Fellowship. His writing has appeared on the PBS NewsHour and Lambda Literary sites. Joe lives in San Antonio, Texas, where he is a high school English teacher and a member of the Macondo Writers Workshop. Learn more at

Books by Joe Jiménez