Erick Sáenz is a latinx poet and teacher from Los Angeles. He is the founding editor of Lilac Press, a small DIY imprint. He serves as Communications Human at The Operating System. He was previously a contributing editor for the online journal 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 OS in 2018.