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multilingual Boricua poet

intersectional feminist educator

multi-creative entrepreneur 
patron of the arts 

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Upcoming Events

May 4, & June 1, 2022

Poetry | Spoken Word | Stories

@ Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke, MA

co-host with Paul Richmond

7 PM: doors open & Open Mic signups

7:30 PM: Open Mic | 5 minutes | ALL genres & languages welcomed


8:30 PM: main features (15 minutes each)










Online Engaging Poetry Workshops

*** AM = poets writing mainly in English [E] ***

*** PM = Latinx poets writing in English [E], Spanish [S] & code-switching [CS]***


Saturday, May 28, 2022 | 9 AM-11 AM [E]

~"Poetic Archaeology: Excavating Our Roots" 

Saturday, June 25, 2022 | 9 AM-11 AM [E]

~"Public & Private Objects of Meaning" 

Saturday, May 28, 2022 | 1 PM-3 PM [E, S, CS]

~"Poetic Archaeology: Excavating Our Roots"

Saturday, June 25, 2022 | 1 PM-3 PM [E, S, CS]

~"Public & Private Objects of Meaning"

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selected published poems

"como mujeres", "no hay elles", "señorita hawai’i en puerto rico en los años 50" | LaLibretaOnline 


"The Flag is Bleeding, 2019" |One | Jacar Press

"oro     1895     manatí, pr", "gold     1895     manatí, pr",

"otro mito de la creación     1941     ponce, pr", "another creation myth     1941     ponce, pr",

"arrancar", "arrancar: to yank",

"la diosa de las artes", "the goddess of incarcerated women" | Multiplicity Magazine

"twins     springfield, ma" | Lily Poetry Review


published non-fiction essays

"Automatic Affront(s): Brown & Black Bodies & (a Lack of) Compassion" | Solstice Literary Magazine

"Summer 1980s Roach Trap Line" | Multiplicity Blog: Quick Work: Short Takes on Epic Truths 

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500 Terry Francois Street

San Francisco, CA  94158

Tel: 123-456-7890

Fax: 123-456-7890

for readings & workshops

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Gathering Words: Recogiendo palabras
Destierro Means More than Exile

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