Efren Castro (they/them) is a queer Latinx poet, editor, workshop presenter, and record collector originally from Lennox, CA. They are a recent English graduate from UC Riverside who writes, designs, and publishes their own zines. Their work is inspired by the past; nostalgia, retro 80s/90s aesthetics, and stories from their past. Their poetry zine “Heartbreak Stories” was published by Mi Casita Press in March 2020 and their art zine “Days in my Life” is available now with Curious Publishing. Their latest release “Love for Me” is available on their website! Keep up to date with their work on Instagram and TikTok @namehere360!