Genre Development Lyric
S/T: Against "American English"
Senior Creative Writing Capstone
Documents (BOA Editions, Ltd. 2019 Winner of A. Poulin Poetry Prize)
Kundiman Fellow, 2019
A. Poulin Jr. Prize for Poetry, BOA Editions, Ltd., 2018
Undocupoets Fellowship, Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017
Lannan Poetry Prize, Academy of American Poets, 2015
Juniper Summer Writing Institute Fellowship, 2015
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award, 2014
Graduate Merit Award, Columbia College Chicago, 2014
Writers for Migrant Justice, Co-organizer
Organizers: Jan-Henry Gray, Anni Liu, Christopher Soto, and Javier Zamora,
Writers for Migrant Justice hosted more than 40 events nationwide on and around September 4, 2019. The readings raised more than $40K for Immigrant Families Together, a non-profit organization that provides resources and aid to families impacted by their treatment in the US/Mexico border. Press: The Nation, Poets & Writers, i-D, and Washington Square News
ASPC, in partnership with Hyphen Magazine, will publish its second anthology featuring original work by API writers who are incarcerated. These works will be the result of the work by each writer and their mail correspondence with their mentor.
City Lore’s Homer 2 Hip Hop Program, Teaching Artist
"Homer 2 Hip Hop" is an in-school arts program that engages young people in exploring poetry and oral traditions from diverse cultures around the world, including from their own communities in NYC. The program is made possible by the generous support from the Matisse Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.