Bronx Poet Laureate Haydil Henriquez in Conversation with Willie Perdomo

  • Posted on: 20 May 2022
  • By: thebronxisreading_10

Willie Perdomo is the author of Smoking Lovely: The RemixThe Crazy BunchThe Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon, and Where a Nickel Costs of Dime.  Winner of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Cy Twombly Award for Poetry, the New York City Book Award, and a PEN Open Book Award, Perdomo was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Poetry Society of America Norma Farber First Book Award. He is co-editor of the anthology, Latínext, and his work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, African Voices, and Best American Poetry 2019.  He teaches at Phillips Exeter Academy and was recently appointed State Poet of New York, 2021-2023.

Event date: 
Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Event address: 
Fordham University
Rose Hill Campus
Bronx, NY 10452-0001
Smoking Lovely: The Remix By Willie Perdomo, Urayoán Noel (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Willie Perdomo, Urayoán Noel (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781642594638
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Published: Haymarket Books - April 6th, 2021

Smoking Lovely's explorations of poetry and the neoliberal city at the intersection of community and commodity.


The Crazy Bunch (Penguin Poets) By Willie Perdomo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143132691
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Published: Penguin Books - April 2nd, 2019

From a prize-winning poet, a new collection that chronicles a weekend in the life of a group of friends coming of age in East Harlem at the dawn of the hip-hop era


The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon: Poems (Penguin Poets) By Willie Perdomo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125235
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Published: Penguin Books - March 25th, 2014

A suite of poems about a percussionist in 1970 Spanish Harlem music circles, from the author of The Crazy Bunch

A National Book Critics Circle 2014 Finalist for Poetry


Where a Nickel Costs a Dime: Poems By Willie Perdomo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393313833
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 17th, 1996

A first book of poems by one of the best new voices to emerge from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.