Saturday, October 10, 2015

RESUME


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Books
AMERISCOPIA — University of Arizona Press, 2014
ONE NIGHT: POEMS FOR THE SLEEPY — Red Glass Books, 2012
ILUSOSAtarraya Cartonera, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2011
YES THING NO THING — Roof Books, 2010
IN THE FUNCTION OF EXTERNAL CIRCUMSTANCES — Nightboat Books, 2009
THE POPEDOLOGY OF AN AMBIENT LANGUAGE — Atelos Books, 2007
PLEASE — cd-rom, Faux Press, 2003
THE ALL-UNION DAY OF THE SHOCK WORKER — Roof Books, 2001
ONOMALINGUA: NOISE SONGS AND POETRY — e-book, Rattapallax Press, 2000
FRACTURED HUMOROUS — Subpress Collective, 1999
SANDHOMMÉNOMADNO — chap book, 1997
LUNG POETRY — Soncino Press, 1994
I HEAR THINGS PEOPLE HAVEN’T REALLY SAID — chap book, 1991
           
Anthologies
AMERICAN POETS IN THE 21 CENTURY, The New Poetics Vol. 2 — Wesleyan University, 2016
IN/FILTRATION: A Hudson Valley Salt LineStation Hill Press, 2015
ANGELS OF THE AMERICLYPSE: An Anthology Of New Latin@ WritingCounterpath Press, 2014
DIZZY GATES OF ILLUSION: A Coney Island ReaderColumbia University Press, 2014
POST MODERN AMERICAN POETRY, Vol. 2Norton Books, 2013
NAPALM HEALTH SPA 2013: Long Poem Issue, 2013
KINDERGARDE: Avant Garde Poems and Plays For ChildrenBlack Radish Books, 2012
WHAT'S IN A NOMBRE? Writing Latin@ Identity In AmericaPhati'tude, 2011
THE RHYTHM OF STRUCTURE: Mathematics in Poetry, 2011
TELEFONE SEM FIO: Anthology Celebrating Augusto DeCamposTelephone Journal, 2011
ME NO SPEAK WITH ACCENTVéhicule Press, 2010
IE READER: Readers From The Baltimore I.E. Reading SeriesNarrow House Press, 2010
WORDS IN YOUR FACE: Twenty Years Of New York City Poetry SlamSoft Skull Press, 2008
A COMPANION TO LATINA/O STUDIESBlackwell Publishing, 2007
THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2004Scribner, 2005
SHORT FUSERattapallax Press, 2003
ROLE CALLThird World Press, 2001
SLAM POETRYManic D Press, 2001
HEIGHTS OF THE MARVELOUSSt. Martins Press, 2000
AN ANTHOLOGY OF NEW (AMERICAN) POETSTalisman Press, 1999
POETRY NATION: North American Fusion PoetryVéhicule Press, 1998
VERSES THAT HURT: Pleasure and Pain from The Poemfone PoetsSt. Martins Press, 1997
ALOUD: Voices from The Nuyorican Poets CaféHenry Holt, 1994 (National Book Award)

Journals
Brooklyn Rail, Bombay Gin, Chronogram, Fence, The Recluse, Tripwire Journal, Diagram, Make Literary Magazine, International Poetry Review, Packingtown Review, PaperBagazine, Barzakh, Mad Hatter’s Review, Drunken Boat, Rain Taxi, Lungfull, Chain, 26, Hanging Loose, Longshot, Tribes, Bomb Magazine, Poetry Project Newsletter, The World, Kenning, XCP: Cross-Cultural Poetics, Combo, Insurance, PomPom, Rattapallax, Shore (Toronto), Travesia (Spain), Oroboro (Brazil), Plagio (Chile), Double Change (Paris), Vlag (Czech), Postscript St. Steven (India), Harriet.com/Poetry Foundation, Poetry Society of America, Academy of American Poets, Electronic Poetry Center, Lyrikline.org, TextSound.org, PennSound, UbuWeb, The Sackner Archives

Audio Recordings
HARRY’S HOUSE VOL. III: Naropa University CompilationFast Speaking Music, 2015
HARRY’S HOUSE VOL. II: Naropa University CompilationFast Speaking Music, 2014
HARRY’S HOUSE VOL. I: Naropa University CompilationFast Speaking Music, 2012
RADIO HYPER-YAHOOElliot Sharp/Zoar Records, 2004
NOVO, Edwin TorresOozeBap Records, 2003 
HOLY KID, Edwin TorresKill Rock Stars, 1998  
LIVE AT THE CLOCKTOWERZoar Records, 1997 
STATE OF THE UNIONZoar Records, 1997  
POEMFONE: New Word OrderTomato/Rhino, 1996 
FLIPPIN’ DA SCRIPT: Rap Meets PoetryMouth Almighty/Mercury, 1996   
NUYORICAN SYMPHONY: Poetry Live At The Knitting FactoryKnitting Factory Works, 1992

Awards and Grants
Judge — Andres Montoya Poetry Prize, First Book Prize / University of Notre Dame, IN / Jan 2016
Artist Fellowship — Beyond Hunger, Symposium / City Harvest, NYC, NY  / Nov 2015
Judge — Artist & Writer Residency Program / Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY / Oct-Dec 2015
Mentor — AWP’s Mentorship Program, Association of Writer’s Programs / Sept 2015-Dec 2015
Theater Residency — Kimmel Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA / Dec. 2013
Arts Residency — DIA Foundation / Thomas Hirschorn’s “Gramsci Monument,” NYC / July 2013
Mentor — The Poetry Project / Emerge-Surface-Be Program, NYC, NY / Nov. 2012-May 2013
Artist Residency — Fundacion Valparaiso, Malaga, Spain / May 2007
Writer Residency — Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC, NY / Oct 2006-April 2007
Judge — NYFA Fellowship for Poetry, New York Foundation for the Arts, NYC, NY / Mar 2004
Poetry Fellowship — New York Foundation for the Arts, NYC, NY / April 2001
Judge — PEW Fellowship for Poetry, The PEW Charitable Trust, Philadelphia, PA / Mar 1999
Poetry Fellowship — The Poetry Fund, NYC, NY / Feb 1998
Artist Residency — Bunnell Street Gallery, Anchorage, Alaska / Feb. 1997
Mentor — The Loft / Mentor Fellowship Program, Minneapolis, Minn. / March 1996
Writer Residency — Sydney Arts Festival, Sydney, Australia / Feb 1996
Performance Fellowship — The Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art, NYC / Jan 1996
Artist Residency — LiteraturWERKstatt, Berlin, Germany / June 1995
Artist Residency — Writers & Books, Gell House Residency, Rochester, NY / Dec 1994 
Fresh Poetry Award — Nuyorican Poets Café, NYC, NY / June 1992

Workshops/Lectures
Lecture, U.N. Symposium For Cultural Diplomacy, Fall 2015
Workshop, Poets House, NYC, NY, Spring 2015
Workshop/Lecture, Naropa University Summer Writing Program, Boulder, CO, Summer 2014
Visiting Writer, St. Michael’s College, Burlington, VT, Spring 2014
Workshop/Lecture, Poetry U, Bowery Poetry Club, NYC, NY, Winter 2013
Visiting Writer, SUNY Middlebrook, Middlebrook, NY, Fall 2013
Visiting Writer, Boricuas & Other Border Crossers, SUNY Albany, Albany, NY, Fall 2012
Visiting Writer, SUNY Middlebrook, Middlebrook, NY, Fall 2012
Workshop, Center For Mind Body Practice, NYC, NY, Spring 2013
Workshop/Lecture, Naropa University Summer Writing Program, Boulder, CO, Summer 2012
Workshop, The Center For MindBody Practice, NYC, NY, Spring 2012
Workshop/Lecture, Naropa University Summer Writing Program, Boulder, CO, Summer 2011
Visiting Writer, Small Press Traffic, San Francisco, CA, Spring 2010
Visiting Writer, Acentos, Bronx, NY, Winter 2009
Visiting Writer, San Antonio Texas University, NYC, NY, Spring 2008
Visiting Writer, Columbia University, NYC, NY, Winter 2008
Visiting Writer, Miami University, Miami, FLA, Fall 2006
Visiting Writer, Impunities Poetry Conference, UCLA, Redcat Theater, Fall 2006
Visiting Writer, Diasporic Avant Gardes, University California Irvine, Irvine, CA, Fall 2005
Workshop, Summer MFA Program, Bard College, Annandale-on-the-Hudson, NY, Summer 2005
Visiting Writer, Mills College, Berkeley, CA, Spring 2005
Workshop, The Poetry Project, NYC, NY, Fall 2004
Workshop, Naropa University Summer Writing Program, Boulder, CO, Summer 2003
Visiting Writer, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY Spring 2003
Workshop, Walt Whitman Cultural Center, Camden, NJ, Fall 2002
Workshop/Lecture, Naropa University Summer Writing Program, Boulder, CO, Summer 2001
Visiting Writer, Small Press Traffic, San Francisco, CA, Fall 2000
Visiting Writer, University of Honolulu, Hawaii, Spring 1999
Visiting Writer, The Loft, Minneapolis, MN, Spring 1996
Workshop, The Poetry Project, NYC, NY, Fall 1995-1997


Curator/Producer
Curator, producer, Subterranean Poetry Festival, Century Historical Society, Rosendale, NY, 2014
Curator, producer, Epic Poetry During Epic Times, Fundraiser, St. Marks Poetry Project, NYC, 2013
Curator, Broadsides, Reading series, Center for Book Arts, NYC, 2010
Host, producer, Live Nude Radio Theater, Radio show, WPS1 Art Radio, NYC, 2004-2007
Curator/Performer, Non-Sequiter Series, Composers Collaborative poet/composer festival, NYC, 2003
Curator, producer, VaVaVuum, 4-week poetry/performance series, The Knitting Factory, Fall 2000
Curator, Monday Night Reading Series, Poetry Project, NYC, 1998-1999
Curator, Texty The Clown, poetry/performance series, The Kitchen, NYC, 1996-1997
Curator, Body Language, poetry series, Exit Art, NYC, Spring 1994
Curator, producer, conductor, Poet’s Neurotica, poet/musician concerts, NYC, 1992-1994
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