Spoken Word Artist
Dimitri Reyes is a Puerto Rican multidisciplinary artist, content creator, organizer, and educator from Newark, New Jersey. He has organized large-scale poetry events such as #PoetsforPuertoRicoNewark and read at venues such as The Dodge Poetry Festival, Split This Rock, Busboys and Poets, and the American Poetry Museum. Dimitri’s forthcoming book, Every First and Fifteenth is the winner of the Digging Press 2020 Chapbook Award. Other work is published or forthcoming in Vinyl, Kweli, Entropy, Duende, Cosmonauts, Obsidian, and Acentos. He is the Marketing & Communications Director at CavanKerry Press and is an Artist-in-Residence with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Learn more about Dimitri by visiting his website at dimitrireyespoet.com
Leaning into the Unknown Performance Summary
Reyes will share his work from a new collection of poems relating to the microcosms of navigating supermarket trips, lockdown curfews, social media, writing, love, and racial profiling as experienced through the lens of a person of color.
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