Víctor Edgar Rivera (1955-present) was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and was raised in Southern New Jersey, where he has resided since 1961. For over forty years, he has been a writer, poet, musician and art dealer. His 1st poetry book, “Poetry y Poesía: A Book of Poems Inspired by the Art of Verdadism,” was published in 2003. His 2nd poetry book, “I’ll sing to you next time,” was published in 2014. His 3rd poetry book, "Trump on Trial: 13 cathartic poems by víctor edgar rivera," was published in 2020.