Edgar Gomez

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About Edgar Gomez

Edgar Gomez (all pronouns) is a Florida-born writer with roots in Nicaragua and Puerto Rico. Their debut memoir, High-Risk Homosexual, received a 2023 American Book Award, a Stonewall Israel-Fishman Nonfiction Book Honor Award, and the Lambda Literary Award. Gomez’s second book, a darkly-comic memoir about trying to claw his family out of poverty in early 2000’s Florida titled Alligator Tears, will be out in February 2025 from Crown Publishing. He lives between New York and Puerto Rico and across social media @OtroEdgarGomez.

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