Latinx & Proud! Series: Carlos Andrés GómezTuesday, January 21, 2020 @
Join us for a reading celebrating the work of Latinx literary voices. This installment of the Latinx & Proud! Reading Series will feature Carlos Andrés Gómez. More performers TBD.
Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet from New York City & the author of Hijito (ee-HEE-toe), winner of the Broken River Prize & a #1 SPD bestseller, & the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood, released by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, TV One’s Verses & Flow, & Spike Lee’s #1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, he is widely known for his viral poems, “Where are you really from?” & “What Latino Looks Like.” Gómez is the Winner of the Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize, Fischer National Poetry Prize, Lucille Clifton Poetry Prize, & the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry. Gómez has also partnered with John Legend on Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying & champion inclusive masculinity among high school students. He’s a proud Latinx & father. For more visit: www.CarlosLive.com photo credit: Friends & Lovers Photography
Latinx & Proud! Series Advisory Board:
Adriana E. Ramírez, Eloisa Amezcua, Malcolm Friend & Karla Lamb
The mission of the Latinx & Proud! reading series is to incite conversation, empower, & amplify the Latinx community in Pittsburgh, PA & beyond.