V.B. Price is a poet, human rights and environmental columnist, editor, journalist, architectural critic, and teacher. He is co-founder of the online publication New Mexico Mercury. A member of the faculty at the University of New Mexico’s Honors College, he teaches seminars on Greek and Roman literature in translation, urban issues, the U.S. Constitution, and world poetry. He is the former series editor of the Mary Burritt Christensen Poetry Series at the University of New Mexico Press. He is also an adjunct associate professor at UNM’s School of Architecture and Planning.
Price’s poetry and prose have appeared in more than 80 national and international periodicals since 1962, including The Southwest Review, The Calcutta Review, South Dakota Review, Manhattan Review, The New York Quarterly, New Mexico Quarterly, Uzzano, and Occident. His poems have also been published in New Mexico Poetry Renaissance 1994, Red Crane Books; and Saludos! Poems of New Mexico, 1995, Pennywhistle Press. He has served as architecture editor of Artspace magazine of Albuquerque and Los Angeles, is the former editor of New Mexico Magazine, was city editor of The New Mexico Independent, and was the founding editor of the late Century Magazine.