Excerpt of "a translation" (Summer, 2021) Closed Eye Open - Maya's Micros Edition 9
Daffodils of Detroit, Sunshine (Spring, 2021) Hooligans Magazine.
Revitalization (Winter, 2021) The Knights Library.
Do you get nervous on planes? (April, 2020) Yes Poetry.
Rituals for the End of the World, Solution (Fall, 2020) Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review.
Thin Air, Conversational Spanish (Spring, 2020) Columbia Journal.
Hache and Cher Horowitz Split a Coney (Winter, 2020) Sugar House Review.
2.0 (Fall, 2019) Ghost City Review.
Eight Stages of Someone Else's Grief (Fall, 2019) Glass Poetry.
Across this body, First Generation, The Wall (Spring, 2019) The Maynard.
Dying far from Home (Spring, 2019) muse / a journal (now Bird Coat Quarterly).
Every Michigander is far and wee (Spring, 2019) Lockjaw Magazine.
Losing Touch (Spring, 2019) Tilde.
Once (Spring, 2019) Tinderbox Poetry.
--see me making café cubano (Spring, 2019) Lockjaw Magazine.
The Weight of Lemons (Spring, 2019) Kissing Dynamite Poetry
There is no hyphen between us and them (Spring, 2019) The Journal of Latina Critical Feminism.
Hungry, Billions in Debt (Summer, 2019) Riggwelter Press.
Dangerous (Winter, 2019) The Indianapolis Review.
Let love be a burning bush, prayer for my mother (Winter, 2019) Obra / Artifact.
The Last Supper (Winter, 2019) Rust & Moth.
After Angelitos Negros (Fall, 2018) Broadsided Press.
Congress is defined as the act of ocming together (Fall, 2018) Five:2:One Magazine.
Juntos (Fall, 2018) Fifth Wednesday.
Our love will stretch to cover this in time (Fall, 2018) Okay Donkey.
as dawn breaks (Spring, 2018) The Emerson Review.
Here are Beautiful Things (Spring, 2018) The Light Ekphrasis.
One Million Peaches (Spring, 2018) Soliloquies Anthology #22, .
After a Hurricane (Summer, 2018) Really System.
Etymology (Summer, 2018) SWWIM Everyday.
Loxahatchee Road Prison, Morning Shift, Ashes of Life rn (Summer, 2018) Rigorous Magazine.
The things we touch (Summer, 2018) The Acentos Review.
for bad dreams (Summer , 2018) Gigantic Sequins.
Paraiso / Bembe (Winter, 2018) Obsidian Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora. https://casit.illinoisstate.edu/obsidian/index.php/obsidian/article/view/371
Scurry Scarab Beatle Poets (Winter, 2018) Eastern Iowa Review.
Viandero, Home (Winter, 2018) Storyscape Journal.
You will lose your country (Winter, 2018) Constellate Journal.
Fango 1-5 (Fall, 2017) Rigorous Magazine.
Pareo (Spring, 2017) York Literary Review.
The Women who Loved Abuelo (issue 24) (Winter, 2017) Thin Air Magazine.
CAKE & TROUBLE - Chapbook length. Status: first rounds of external edits. Themes: assimilation, colonialism, fatfobia, body dysmorphia as a means of approximating whiteness, Black erasure in the Latinx community and body image, agency, cultural preservation vs. class mobility, assimilation as the price of social and economic mobility. Thematic typography and visual elemnts.
PARROT ENGLISH - Manuscript length. Status: second round drafts. Themes: language acquisition, porosity of language, language as identity, assimilation, acculturation, immigration, first generation children/adult children, oral traditions, translation, language as gatekeeping, creative constriction (method), imaginary kingdoms/patrias.
ANTHOLOGY FOR VISUAL POETRY - Book length. Status: Early Planning and Research. Themes: theory, craft, and work of non-white visual and concrete poets. Exploring: the documentation of visual and concrete poetry (VCP), whose work gets documented, what survives, growth of visual and concrete poetry in the face of social movements, missing links in preservation. Generating and documenting craft and theory by living practitioners. Special areas of interest include AfroCaribbean and Afro-Brazilian practices, theory, and craft. Early research plans: Summer 2021 I plan to visit the Planteteria exhibit in CT and the Sackner collection in Iowa.
Reading: Mercy Street (2021)
Workshop: Nuts and Bolts: MS Word and Excel for Writers- The Estuary Collective (2021)
Workshop: Striking Illumination: Erasure as Excavation - Sundress Academy for the Arts (2021)
Workshop: Super|REAL: Surrealist Editing - Luminarie Poets Workshop Series (2021)
Craft Series: Why It Works: A conversation from Both Sides of the Poem – The Estuary Collective (2021)
Reading: A night at the movies, The Estuary Collective, (2021)
Reading: Performance Anxiety (2020)
Reading: Rigorous x Bunker, (2020)
Reading: Borderlands Issue 52 Launch, Malvern Books (2020)
Reading: Brain Candy (2019)
Reading: East Side Reading Series (2019)
Panelist: Institute for Non Profit News, panel discussion: Growing Public Support for News, 2021
Panelist: Art is Power! Equity Summit on behalf of City of Detroit, 2021
Panelist: Contemporary Landscape of Women in Poetry, 1455 Summer Lit Fest, 2021
Performer: Diverse Voices Conference, Oakland University, 2021
Coordinator of Arts Programing for Initiative to Eradicate Racism, OU-SEHS 2021
#TWEETSPEAKLIVE technical support, Spring 2020
Panelist: The Myth of Living in a Post-Racial Society (2019), Oakland University
Speaker: Diverse Voices Conference (2019), Oakland University
Member, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee, School of Education 2019-
Organizer: Relato:OU, Bilingual Storytelling Night, Oakland University 2018
Accepted Proposal: Pop Culture in/as Speculative Resistance, Wayne State 2018
Organizer: Relato:UM, for CodeSwitch Day, University of Michigan 2018
Organizer: Relato:OU, Bilingual Storytelling Night, 2018
Women's Employee Resource Group Planning Committee, Oakland University, 2017-2018
NEPRIS Virtual Lecturer, 2017-Present
Visual and concrete poetry
Place and placemaking
Gestural movements in text
Augmented hard bound / softbound books
Community generated poetry
Language and language acquisition
Hurricanes and South Florida, el exilio
Fatphobia and cultural gatekeeping
Body dysmorphia as a function of colonialism
Blackness in Latindidad
Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Caribbean
Shifting the framework for analysis from eurocentric models to other cultural frameworks - Caribbean
Generative publishing and submission model
Workshop: Seeing the Stanza, Brittany Rogers, 2021
Workshop Poetics of Intimacy, Natasha Oladokun, Winter 2021
Workshop: Prose poems with Dani Rose, Knights Library, 2021
Workshop: Loss of Language with Belinda Munoz, 2021
Workshop: Latinx Grant Writing, 2021
Conference: Barrelhouse Conference, Conversations, and Connections, 2021
Workshop: Aubades with Itiola Jones, Luminarie Poetry Workshop Series, 2021
Workshop: Flowers in a Field of Terror, Faylita Hicks, Fall 2020
Residency: Winter Tangerine Summer Workshop 2019
Workshop: Sharpened Vision, Douglas Kearney / Cal Tech Arts 2018