E.R. Pulgar is a Venezuelan American poet, translator, editor, and music critic. They specialize in long-form music and culture features focused on Latinx, alternative, and queer artists and issues. They write a column on music, poetry, and fragmented memory for Channel Void. They were born in Caracas, raised in Miami, and currently reside in New York City.
Their criticism has been published in several publications in both English and Spanish including Rolling Stone, i-D, Crack Magazine, and Playboy, where they wrote and self-translated their inaugural digital cover story on Bad Bunny. They were previously the Features Editor at LADYGUNN.
Their poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Changes Review, Epiphany, PANK Magazine, blush, and A*N*U*S, and they were selected as a finalist in the 7th Rafael Cadenas Young Poets Prize. Their work has been highlighted by CNN, The Guardian, and The New York Times. They host and curate Endless Blue, a monthly queer poetry salon at the Bowery Poetry Club.
They hold an MFA in poetry and literary translation from Columbia University, where they were a Lenfest Fellow, and a B.A. in music criticism, poetry, and visual studies from New York University. They have taught in the U.S. and Greece.