Raquel Gutiérrez is an essayist, arts critic/writer, and poet. Raquel is a 2017 recipient of the Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. Raquel also runs the tiny press, Econo Textual Objects (est. 2014), which publishes intimate works by QTPOC poets. Recent essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Open Space, ArtNet, Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Georgia Review. Raquel’s first book of lyrical art essays, Brown Neon, will be published by Coffee House Press in the Spring of 2021.