Urayoán Noel Reading at Resistencia Bookstore


Red Salmon Arts Presents

Urayoán Noel Reading at Resistencia Bookstore

Urayoán Noel is originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, lives in the Bronx, and is Assistant Professor of English and Spanish and Portuguese at NYU.

As a poet, Noel is the author of Buzzing Hemisphere/Rumor Hemisférico (Arizona, 2015), a Library Journal Top Fall Indie Poetry selection; Hi-Density Politics (BlazeVox, 2010), a National Book Critics Circle Small Press Highlights selection; Kool Logic/La Lógica Kool (Bilingual, 2005), and El Nuevo Día, Book of the Year; and several books mostly in Spanish, most recently the performance text, EnUncIAdOr (Educación Emergente, 2014).

Other works include the DVD Kool Logic Sessions (Bilingual, 2005), a collaboration with composer Monxo López; the multimedia project The Edgemere Letters (2011), a collaboration with artist Martha Clippinger; and the critical study In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam (Iowa, 2014), winner of the LASA Latina/o Studies Section Book Award and recipient of an honorable mention in the MLA Prize in Latina/o and Chicana/o Literary and Cultural Studies.

A contributing editor of NACLA Report on the Americas and Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, Noel has received fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Bronx Council on the Arts, and CantoMundo. Learn more at urayoannoel.com and wokitokiteki.com, a bilingual, improvisational poetry vlog.

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