Gabriel Gomez is a poet, playwright, and music journalist born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He received a B.A. in Creative Writing from the College of Santa Fe and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from St. Mary's College of California. He has taught English at the University of New Orleans, Tulane University, the College of Santa Fe, and the Institute of American Indian Arts. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife Julie.