CantoMundo Poet Diana Marie Delgado will join fellow CantoMundo poets Carmen Tafolla and Deborah Paredez on June 14th at 7 p.m. for the Word for Word Poetry Series at Bryant Park. Please come out if you are in NYC!
Diana Marie Delgado is an accomplished Chicana poet, creative writing teacher, and community activist. She has published poetry in over 20 major literary magazines and online journals, and has taught poetry to at-risk youth and disadvantaged adults across the United States. She has held positions as an Associate Editor in a NYC publishing house and was the Assistant Director of Correspondence at the William J. Clinton Foundation prior to her current position as a Family Literacy Coordinator with the Coalition for Hispanic Family Services. Her most recent awards were a month-long writing residency at the Anderson Center in Minnesota and a scholarship to participate in Monarch Theater’s Intensive Playwriting Workshops with Migdalia Cruz and John Jesurun. She is a member of the Con Tinta and Macondista writing community, and a graduate of the Creative Writing program at Columbia University.