Mari­a Luisa Arroyo

Springfield, MA 01104

Author's Bio

Examples of recent workshops: * "To Reflect the Complexity of Our Experiences, Write American Ghazals", Massachusetts Poetry Festival,Salem, MA, April 29, 2016. * "Ekphrasis: Poetry Inspired by Art", Annual Art Exhibit, Monson Arts Council (MAC), Monson, MA, April 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. * "Naming Your Roots: Seeds for Multilingual, Multicultural Narrative Poems", 7th Annual Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem, MA, May 3, 2015. * "Objects of Meaning: 4 Steps to Engage Creatively ALL College Students as Writers" - Teaching, Learning, and Student Development Conference, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA, April 10, 2015.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Gathering Words / Recogiendo Palabras
(Bilingual Review Press, 2008)
Journals: 
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
Prizes Won: 
* 2016 New England Public Radio Arts & Humanities Award Recipient * 2014-2016 Inaugural Poet Laureate of Springfield, MA * 2004 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellow - www.massculturalcouncil.org

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Puerto Rican
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English, German, Spanish
Born in: 
Manati
Raised in: 
Springfield, MA
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Last updated: Jul 19, 2016