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art by Nia McCullin (@niaxjade)

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June 12, 2025: City of Print NEH Summer Institute, NYC

Apr. 2025 (TBD): Letras Latinas, Poets House, NYC

Nov. 13: Lost and Found/CUNY Graduate Center, NYC (with Nicole Cecilia Delgado)

Nov. 8: Brooklyn Public Library

Oct. 1: New York State Writers Institute, University at Albany, SUNY

Selected Past Performances & Hybrid Talks (2024-2000)

City of Writers Festival at Eckerd College; Bronx Library Center; Thunder and Lightning Poetry Collective; KGB Bar; American Literary Translators Association; Librería La Esquina; Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference; Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras; Brooklyn Museum; Milton Society of America; Coloquio de Editoriales Independientes; SOMOS NJ Poetry & Culture Festival at Rutgers Newark; AWP Conference; S. A. Yoder Memorial Lecture at Goshen College; Whitney Museum of Art; Lebanon Valley College; Bennington College; #notwhite collective In-Dialogue Series; Hostos Community College; Soon is Now Festival (Beacon, NY); Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival; MOMA/PS1; The Racial Imaginary Institute at Judson Church; ‘We Are Melrose’ Street Festival (South Bronx); Indie Lit Fair/PEN World Voices Festival; Bocas Lit Fest; Colorado State University; Performance Space New York; Seattle University (virtual visiting writer); CUNY Guttman Community College, The Africa Center/NY Pops UP, Bowery Poetry Club, The Laundromat Project, CantoMundo (faculty), Columbia University, Gemini Ink, Washington and Lee University, Macondo Writers Benefit Reading, New York Public Library World Literature Festival, Brooklyn Rail New Social Environment, University of Georgia, Princeton University, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, Toronto Biennial of Art, Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University, McNally Jackson Books, Woodland Pattern Book Center, University of Michigan, Temple Contemporary at Temple University, Poesiefestival Berlin, U.S. Latinx Theory and Criticism Conference (keynote), Capital District Latinos, ALTA translation panel at AWP Conference, Northwestern University, University of Virginia, Brooklyn Historical Society, Center for Performance Research, Latina/o Studies Association Conference, Hauser & Wirth, Thinking Its Presence Conference (keynote), Festival Internacional de Poesía de Rosario (Argentina), La Casita at Lincoln Center, Helena María Viramontes Lecture at CSU Long Beach, CSU Northridge, UC Santa Cruz, Towson University, Brown University, University of Pittsburgh, College of the Holy Cross, Kuwentuhan at SFSU Poetry Center, HLBLL Graduate Student Conference at CUNY Graduate Center (keynote), Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, University of Chicago, Dodge Poetry, Ohio State University, Bronx Book Fair, Enclave: Poéticas Experimentales (Mexico), Walt Whitman Birthplace, Center for Book Arts, Poesía en Abril Festival, Saint Michael’s College, The Poetry Project, Feria Internacional del Libro de La Habana (Cuba); Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Conference (keynote), Ithaca College, Festival de la Palabra (Puerto Rico), Barcelona International Poetry Festival, Caribbean Philosophical Association Conference (keynote), University of Oregon, University of Texas at Austin, Batey Urbano, El Museo del Barrio, The Haskell Center for Education and Public Programs, The Loft Literary Center, PEN World Voices Festival, University of Connecticut, The Guild Complex, William Paterson University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Arizona International Latina/o Arts Festival, University of Notre Dame, Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic); West Indian Literature Conference (keynote), Centro Cultural de España de Lima (Peru), Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Shakespeare & Co. (Paris)

Selected Exhibitions

The Will of the City, Polonsky Shakespeare Center/Theater for a New Audience, Brooklyn, NY, 2021

New York Responds, Museum of the City of New York, NY, 2020

Avivar el Pulso (online), Grid Galería, Panama, 2020

Puerto Rico Plural, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico permanent exhibit, San Juan, PR, 2019

“CONTRAERTE” (solo performance/installation), Casa de los Contrafuertes, San Juan, PR, 2017

Art in Odd Places, New York, NY, 2012 (performance)

Off the Hook!, The Dirty Dirty, Brooklyn, NY. 2011 (performance/installation)

Poetry is Busy, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, PR, 2010 (performance/installation)

See What I Mean, Taller Boricua, New York, NY, 2010 (performance/installation)

Selected Workshops                 

“Poetry Translation in the Expanded Field,” Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference (faculty), 2023

Zoeglossia (faculty), 2023, Web

Macondo Writers Workshop (faculty), 2022, Web

Zoom Out & Dig It All! Finding Poetry in Our On- and Offline Lives,” Gemini Ink, Web

CantoMundo (faculty), 2021, Web

“Transversal Poetics,” Apogee Workshop Series, Brooklyn, NY, 2019

California State University, Long Beach, CA, 2017

“Performalist Poetics: An Exploratory Workshop,” Gemini Ink, San Antonio, TX, 2016

Rensselaerville Festival of Writers, Rensselaerville NY, 2012

Bronx Council on the Arts, Hostos Community College, Bronx, NY, 2012

Palabra Urbana Workshop Series, Urban Word, New York, NY, 2010

“Poetry-Writing as Self-Translation,” Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY, 2009

“Nexo oral: taller de escritura proyectiva,” Interdisciplinary Studies Program, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, 2009

Selected Collaborations

cowriter and voice artist for Alethea Pace’s Trying to sweep back the ocean with a broom, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, Bronx, NY, 2016           

The Edgemere Letters (with Martha Clippinger), Edgemere, NY, 2011-2012

Noricua: The Living City (with Edwin Torres, Libertad Guerra, and Monxo López), various performances 2007-2014