Cecilia Llompart to Guest at SpokenWord Paris October 17th–Monday’s Theme: Wilderness

paris-1Cecilia Llompart was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Florida. Her first collection, The Wingless, was published by Carnegie Mellon University Press in the spring of 2014. Her poetry and prose have appeared in many anthologies and journals. She is also the recipient of two awards from the Academy of American Poets, a fellowship from The Dickinson House, was a finalist for The Field Office agency’s 2016 Postcard Prize in poetry, as well as a finalist for the 2016 Tomaž Šalamun Prize given by VERSE journal for her book-length poem Painted Lair. In 2015 she founded the New Wanderers, a nomadic poetry collective, and currently lives in Paris.

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