Opening reception Wednesday, September 4th, 6-8pm.
LIU Brooklyn Humanities Gallery September 4 – December 13, 2019
Desireé Alvarez, Cynthia Back, C Bangs, Marisa Benjamim, Margot Glass, Tessa Grundon, James Martin, Agnes Murray, Maddy Rosenberg, Susan Rostow, Sarah Stengle, Kate Temple, Amanda Thackray, Mary Ting, James Walsh
I’ll be reading poetry at The Golden Notebook to launch Jo Sarzotti’s gorgeous new book, Waiting for Achilles.
Saturday, August 17, 2019 – 5:00pm
29 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
I’m thrilled and honored to announce that my second book of poems will be published by Omnidawn in April 2020. Gratitude to Hoa Nguyen for selecting it as the book prize winner and to the four preliminary judges: Metta Sáma, Rajiv Mohabir, Stacy Szymaszek, and Orlando White.
I’m honored that my poem was a winner in the Whitman Bicentennial Poetry Contest sponsored by Brooklyn Poets and selected by Mark Doty! There will be commemorative chapbook and a reading at Smack Mellon in DUMBO on May 31. More info at brooklynpoets.org
You can bid on my artwork and others at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Auction 2019
I’m honored to be included in this anthology forthcoming spring 2019!
Other Musics: New Latina Poetry
University of Oklahoma Press, 2019
Excited to be reading poetry at BAM in Brooklyn this Sunday evening on Mother’s Day, May 13 at 7pm as part of Dar Williams Live, a benefit concert. I hope you can join us! http://darwilliamsatbam.brownpapertickets.com/
Please join Wesleyan artists & alum in supporting the Middletown Green Community Center to be a healthy, high-tech, arts-forward, and sustainable center for low-income families and youths at 51 Green Street in Middletown, CT. Donate at http://middletowngreencc.org
Here’s a link to Airtime: A Public Poem, an essay published in the global journal Ragazine about a recent public poem performance installation at the New York City Poetry Festival: http://ragazine.cc/2018/01/desiree-alvarez-public-poetry/