-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
Books:Gathering Words / Recogiendo Palabras
(Bilingual Review Press, 2008)
, Bilingual Review
, Blood & Fire Review
, Centro Journal
, Clark Street Review
, Latino Stuff Review
, Lullwater Review
, 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: January 27, 2015