Friday, January 20, 2012

Poem of the Week: Carlos Andrés Gómez

Carlos Andrés Gómez performs
"Never Again"
(Rwanda poem)

Carlos Andrés Gómez is an award-winning writer and performer from New York City. A former social worker and public school teacher, Gómez has performed at over 200 colleges and universities and toured across North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and Africa. A star of Spike Lee's #1 movie "INSIDE MAN" and HBO's "RUSSEL SIMMONS PRESENTS DEF POETRY," he has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and was named Artist of the Year at the 2009 Promoting Outstanding Writers Awards.

Gómez will be reading at Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness, March 22-25, 2012. Join us!

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