Broken Calypsonian                 Penmanship Books 2014
FEAST ON OUR FAMINE     (Poetry+Dinnerware Table Setting) 2018

Academy of American Poets Contest (Honorable Mention)
– Would you eat the moon for a little taste of the sun? -Fall 2017
Anomaly (Sacred Americas-Drunken Boat) – The Nine Steps of a Tap Dancer
+ How a ngh be ah ngh in ngh compa’ny but don’t feel lik ah ngh no mo’ –Pt 2+3
Best of the Net Anthology Nominee) -Fall 2017
Epiphany Lit Journal – Hey Mom & Carolina Smoke Stacks -Fall 2016
No Dear Magazine – Blood coughed across the sky -Spring 2015
Muzzle – Four Hours At The Hospital -Fall 2013

publications - other
Cold Front (website) – Song of the Day: Turn Down For What? Summer 2015
Great Weather for Media – Interview with Thomas Fucaloro Summer 2015

awards & honors
MFA in Writing Candidate at PRATT Institute 2018
Poets House Emerging Poets Fellow 2016
Cave Canem Fellow 2016
Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam Finalist 2012, 2011, 2008, 2007
Intangible Slam Grand Slam Finalist 2012, 2011
Jersey City Slam Grand Slam Champion 2012
Nuyorican National Poetry Slam Team Member 2012 (Team Ranked 3rd Nationally)
Urbana Poetry Slam Grand Slam Finalist 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007
The LouderARTS Project Grand Slam Champion 2010

professional service
Slam Master: Louder Arts Project 2013-2014
Freelance Art Director/Design: Poets House 2015
Judge: Urban Word Grand Slam Final 2014 , New York State Youth Poet Laureate 2014 , Urban Word Grand Slam Semifinals 2013

readings & performances
Epiphany Lit Mag 2016, No Dear (Blk Poets Spk) 2016, Lit Crawl NYC 2016, Boog City Festival 2016, New York City Poetry Festival 2016, Poets House Emerging Poets Reading 2016, Nuyorican Poets Cafe 2000-Present, Great Weather for Media’s Spoken Word Sundays 2015, Kiss*Punch*Poem 2015, The Faculty House at Columbia University 2015, Suffern Poetry 2015, Mental Marginalia 2015, No Dear Magazine (Issue Release) 2015, Urbana Poetry 2015, The Eagle & the Wren 2014, The Louder Arts Project 2014, Summer Stage Concert Series NYC 2014, Montclair Poetry Festival 2014, Yale Peabody MLK Day Family Festival 2013, SUNY Oneonta 2012, Binghamton University 2012, The Pigeon Presents: The Philadelphia Poetry Slam 2012, First Thursday Poetry Reading – Hawai’i 2011, The Big Apple Film Festival (Short Film Category) 2011, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 2011, Pop-Up-Poetry 2010-2014, Utica College 2008, Rider College 2008, PACE University 2008, Fordham University 2008, and 2012 National Poetry Slam (PSI) 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012

CUNY Video interview 2016, Liers League (performance of another authors short story) 2015, ALL DEF POETRY (performance for a website) 2014, Pier 59, Chelsea Piers (Nice Shoes Advertising Event) 2011, Spoken Word Almanac Project 2008 (poems written based on News articles for the year)

Candidate for MFA in Writing at PRATT Institute 2018
Connecticut Institute of Art, Greenwich, CT (Major in Commercial and Fine Arts 1994–96)