Behind the Scenes with Lin Flores, author of ‘A Mexican Mountain.’

Are donuts the most perfect food on earth? Is it weird to thank them for their service to the human race? Get the answers to these questions and more on this behind-the-scenes episode. We do manage to talk about Lin’s awesome poem. Eventually.

Lin Flores (she/they) lives and works in SLC, UT as a full-time poet and creative writing student. They are enrolled in the online Creative Writing Masters Program at the University of New Orleans. Lin published her first chapbook, Reflections While Living in Utah, in 2020. This work quickly became a local best seller, making it the most sold book at Utah’s first LBGTQ bookstore—Under The Umbrella. When Flores isn’t coaching high school poetry slam, she is volunteering her time at Encircle, an LGBTQ resource center in SLC. Flores loves art, music, history, donuts, and God. You can follow her at and on Insta at @lincpoetry.


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