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Baruch Porras-Hernandez

Baruch Porras-Hernandez is a writer, performer, stand-up comedian, and the author of the chapbooks I Miss You, Delicate and Lovers of the Deep Fried Circle, both with Sibling Rivalry Press. He’s toured with the legendary Sister Spit Queer poetry tour, is a two-time winner of Literary Death Match, a regular host of literary shows for KQED and Litquake, was nominated for Pride Grand Marshall 2020, and was named a Writer to Watch in 2016 by 7x7 Magazine. His poetry can be found with Write Bloody Publishing, The Tusk, Foglifter, Assaracus and many more. He has been an artist-in-residence at The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, a Lambda Literary Fellow in Poetry, and Playwriting. He’s been featured in shows with The Rumpus, Writers with Drinks, Radar Productions, and Quiet Lightning. His solo show “Love in the Time of Piñatas” got a clapping man from the SF Chronicle and was performed to sold-out houses at Epic Party Theatre in December of 2019. He lives in San Francisco.

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