Full text of my speech at UMD’s MFA Capstone Reading
The work to protect immigrant lives has already started. That work has been waiting for you to play your part.… Read more Immigrant Community Action Guide
Parting words spoken to creative writing students at UMD and the beautiful people enrolled in the first college class I ever had!
A young Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder reflects on living a life under less than ideal conditions. That makes a birthday exceptional.
Recap of fall and winter 2018. Projects and updates for 2019, and how to follow along my new role as a Youth Programs Fellow.
Read on for poet updates, summer 2018 edition. My 5 minutes of Instagram fame. Teaching poetry. A trip to Houston, TX.
In the past year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced six countries are set to lose their humanitarian… Read more Upon This Month’s TPS Termination
My last update was in February. I’m back and stronger! I survived wind and snow. There are changes to my… Read more 1,000 miles: step 89
February, I like to think, ends the winter season. At the very least, it serves as a transition point, a… Read more 1,000 miles: step 88
On January 8th, I was given a kind of death sentence. That’s the date DHS announced to end El Salvador’s… Read more 1,000 miles: step 87