Héctor Ramírez is a Xicano writer and educator and a child of immigrants. He started working with VIDA on the Events Committee in 2015, and is currently VIDA’s Events Director and Board of Directors Vice President.
Originally from Covina, CA, Héctor received his BA in Literary Arts from Brown University in 2012, and his MFA in Fiction from CU Boulder in 2018. His professional background is in college access and institutional equity for underrepresented and historically oppressed communities, specifically indigenous youth. His literary work has appeared in Apogee, Muzzle Magazine, LIT, GASHER, and elsewhere.