Archive for September, 2014

Reading @ Art Is For Lovers Gallery in Milwaukee Fri night!

September 26, 2014

I’ll be reading poems here — hope to see you there!




Fri, Sept. 26, 6-9pm

Art Is For Lovers Gallery – 2228 N MLK Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212

Come join us for a night of poetry and food while we celebrate Kj Prodigy’s 20th birthday. This is also a potluck event so you are encouraged to come and share a dish with us!

Hosted by Kj Prodigy & Lilo Poetry Allen

{Open mic from 7-8:30 }

FEATURE POETS: Kj Prodigy , Lilo Poetry Allen, Angela C. Trudell Vasquez Ching-In Chen, Vince Pozza , Kashia Ayz , Gabriel Thomas , Mikey Cody Apollo and Karl Reeves .

$3 kids under 15ry free

In Memoriam: Maya Angelou Creative Writing Workshop Wed, 9.24, 1-3pm, UWM

September 24, 2014

I’m facilitating a writing workshop as part of this series this afternoon, 1-3pm @ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Bolton Hall 196 as part of Sister Talk: Multicultural Women’s Circle series! Free & participants get free notebooks!


El Residencial 2014 at Patio Taller

September 11, 2014


We are getting ready for potluck (i’m cooking w/ Zuleira Soto-Roman) & films tonight @ Patio Taller (Bo. An Anton, Carr. 848, Calle Juan Ojeda, Carolina, Puerto Rico)

EL RESIDENCIAL 2014/el jueves 11 de septiembre/a las 7 de la noche

Documentales Locales/Instalación de Video/Cena Comunitaria y Conversa/aaaaaahhhhh y Guayabas *Al aire libre

Nepantla queer poets of color reading @ Poetry Foundation w/Francisco Aragón, Duriel Estelle Harris, & Ruben Quesada

September 4, 2014

Chicago friendlies, I’m very happy to be reading this Thursday, 7pm @ Poetry Foundation & Poetry Magazine (61 W Superior St) w/ Francisco Aragón, Duriel Estelle Harris, & Ruben Quesada for the launch of Nepantla: A Journal for Queer Poets of Color. Thanks to Christopher Soto for organizing! And it’s free!

You can read the inaugural issue here: