Jose-Luis Moctezuma is a Chicano poet, professor, essayist, and researcher. His poetry and criticism have been published in Modernism/modernity,
Jacket2, Chicago Review, and elsewhere. His chapbook, Spring Tlaloc Seance, was published by Projective Industries in 2016. His first full-length book of poems, Place-Discipline, was published by Omnidawn in 2018. Place-Discipline was the winner of the 2017 Omnidawn 1st/2nd Poetry Book Prize. He holds a PhD in English from the University of Chicago, and he lives and teaches in Chicago.