Erick Sáenz is a latinx poet and teacher from Los Angeles currently living in San Jose. He is the founding editor of Lilac Press, a small DIY imprint. He serves as communication human with The OS. He was previously a contributing editor for the online magazine Cheers from the Wasteland. In addition to self-publishing several chapbooks and zines, his writing can be found online. Susurros a mi padre was released by The Operating System in 2018. He is currently working on his second book.