Redwood City, Ca.

Bio: • A Mayan native, born in Huhi, Yucatan Mexico. AWARDS: • Recipient of the 2015 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Work-Study Scholarship. • Recipient of the distinguished Joseph Henry Jackson Award 2012 , The San Francisco Foundation. PUBLICATIONS: • Poems and a literary essay are forthcoming from o La Bloga Online Magazine, o The Grantmakers in the Arts, o San Francisco Foundation, o Spillway Magazine, o Transfer Magazine, o El Tecolote Newspaper, o Cipactli Magazine, o Amistad Howard-University, o Blue Print E-Zine, o “OCCUPY SF, poems from the movement,” o “Feather Floating on the Water-
poems for our children,” o Poets Responding to SB1070, o Black Lawrence Press o The University of Arizona Press. • Selected to participate and be a featured reader on “The Pintura:Palabra National Ekphrastic Workshops, in tandem with the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Travelling Exhibit, “Our America: The Latino Presence in America Art.”” READINGS: POETRY • Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Waiter Reading Night & The Dark Tower Reading, Ripton VT. August 2015 • PINTURA: PALABRA Poetry Reading, Sacramento CA., October 12, 2014 • Sacred Grounds Open Mic, San Francisco, CA., April 2 and August 6, 2014 • Keynote Poets, Sacramento Poetry Center, Sacramento CA., Featured on, November 2013 and March 2014 • LitCrawl-Cipactli Reading, San Francisco, CA., October 2013 • Sweet Sanctum, San Francisco CA., various dates on 2013 • Voz sin Tinta, San Francisco, CA., Featured Reader, March 2013 • Bird and Becket Bookstore, 2012 • Living Room Series, San Francisco, CA., featured Reader on 2012 • Velvet Revolution, San Francisco, CA., April 28, 2010 • Lunada Literary Lounge, San Francisco, CA., Oct 22, 2010 • Cañada College, Redwood City, CA., Oct 7, 2009 • Cipactli release event, San Francisco, CA., May 11, 2009 • Adove Book Store, San Francisco, CA., May 15, 2007 BOOKS:

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