Petra SalazarPoetry Editor at Snapdragon: A Journal of Art and Healing

Francisco Gallegos, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Wake Forest University

Episode 1: Anzaldúa & The BorderlandsLos Coyotes
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Los Coyotes Podcast

Los Coyotes is a poetry and philosophy podcast created by Petra Salazar in conversation with their beloved, Francisco Gallegos. Coyote is a regional term for an Indohispanic/Anglo racial identity in New Mexico, where the hosts were born and raised.

In addition to being the managing editor at Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing, Petra is a published poet and owner of Philopoetics, and received an MFA in poetry from UNC-Greensboro.


Francisco, a professor of philosophy at Wake Forest University, focuses on existential phenomenology, emotions, and Latin American philosophy. Both Petra and Francisco were born and raised in New Mexico. They are married and live in North Carolina.