Painted Word Poetry Series: Willie Perdomo
Willie Perdomo is the author of The Essential Hits of Shorty BonBon, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, winner of the International Latino Book Award, and a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award nominee. He is also the author of Smoking Lovely, winner of the PEN Beyond Margins award; and Where a Nickel Costs a Dime, a Poetry Society of American Norma Farber First Book Award finalist. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature, Bomb Magazine, and African Voices. He is currently a member of the VONA/Voices faculty, a Lucas Arts Literary Fellow, and teaches English at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Co-sponsored by the UVM Department of English.
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