FREE BRIO Writing Workshop: Poetry w/ Urayoan Noel

Bronx, NY

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FREE Poetry Writing Workshop with

BRIO Winner Urayoan Noel

Emerging and beginning poets are encouraged to attend this FREE  writing workshop led by an award-winning poet and teacher.

Uraoyoan Noel, BRIO winner, writer and teacher, will lead the small group in discussion and writing exercises that will inspire and motivate.  Participants should bring a notebook and pencils.

Reservations are required.  Space is limited.

This is a program of the Bronx Writers Center and BRIO, part of the Bronx Council on the Arts.

Urayoán Noel was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and lives on the Bronx’s Grand Concourse. He is the author of three books of poetry: Hi-Density Politics (BlazeVox, 2010),Boringkén (Puerto Rico: Ediciones Callejón/La Tertulia, 2008) and Kool Logic/La lógica kool(Bilingual Press, 2005). His creative and critical writings have appeared in Fence, BOMB,Palabra, New York Quarterly, Latino StudiesCENTRO Journal, and in such anthologies as The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (University of Arizona Press, 2007). He has taught workshops at the Millay Colony for the Arts, Acentos and the University of Puerto Rico. A contributing editor of Mandorla: New Writing from the Americas and a 2011 Ford Foundation postdoctoral fellow, Noel has performed internationally and is currently Assistant Professor of English at SUNY Albany.

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