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Mari­a Luisa Arroyo

Author's Bio

2015 HIGHLIGHTS: * organizer & host, "7 Minutes: A Literary Arts Spotlight". A monthly series (last Sat. Jan. to June, except for May 23rd) to celebrate ALL literary artists as they share 7 minutes of their work. 1 pm-3 pm. Springfield Library, 220 State St., Spfld., MA www.springfieldlibrary.org * facilitator,"Ekphrasis: Writing Poetry in Response to Art". Mason Square Library Branch, 765 State St., Springfield, MA. April 4, 2015 * facilitator, "Objects of Meaning: 4 Steps To Engage Creatively ALL College Students as Writers". Teaching, Learning & Student Development (TLSD) Conference at Bristol Community College. Fall River Campus, MA. April 10, 2015 * facilitator, "The ABCs of Publishing Poetry". Community Room, Springfield Library, 220 State St., Spfld., MA. April 12, 2015 * facilitator, "Ekphrastic Poetry" workshop. Monson Arts Council Annual Art Exhibit, Monson House of Art, 200 Main St., Monson, MA. April 15, 2015 * facilitator, "Naming Your Roots: Seeds for Multi-Lingual Multicultural Narrative Poems", 7th Annual Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem, MA. May 1-3, 2015

Publications and Prizes

Gathering Words / Recogiendo Palabras (Bilingual Review Press, 2008)
Americas Review, Bilingual Review, Blood & Fire Review, Calyx, Centro Journal, Clark Street Review, Encodings, Facets, Latino Stuff Review, Lullwater Review, Primavera, Women's Review of Books
* 2014 Inaugural Poet Laureate of Springfield, MA * 2004 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellow - www.massculturalcouncil.org

Mari­a Luisa Arroyo Resume

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Listing last updated: February 6, 2015

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Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Puerto Rican
Prefers to work with:
Fluent in:
English, German, Spanish
Born in:
Manati, PR
Raised in:
Springfield, MA

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