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ELISABET VELASQUEZ was born in Bushwick, Brooklyn at the height of the crack epidemic. She lived with her mom and her siblings in a low income, drug-ridden, run-down apartment building that was often...
New Jersey native YSABEL Y. GONZALEZ, is also known for her performance poetry under the alias Ancestral Poetisa. She received her BA from Rutgers University and is currently an MFA in Poetry...
Born and raised in the South Bronx, VERONICA VERDAD is a first generation Nuyorican performance poet, activist, bombera and mother. Her performances in New York have been featured at the renowned...
NANCY ARROYO RUFFIN is an award winning author, poet, and motivational speaker. She is a graduate of Bernard Baruch College-CUNY where she earned a B.A. degree in Accounting and an MBA in Healthcare...
Nancy Mercado is a guest curator for the Museum of American Poetics and an assistant editor for Eco-poetry.org. In April 2014 she traveled to Havana, Cuba by invitation, to present her paper, To Be...