Cecilia Llompart to Guest at SpokenWord Paris February 24th–Monday’s Theme: Mythology

ParisCecilia Llompart is the author of The Wingless (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2014), and her book-length poem, Wild Vespers, was a semi-finalist for the Fall 2017 Black Lawrence Press Chapbook Competition as well as a finalist for Verse Journal’s 2016 Tomaž Šalamun Prize. She holds an MFA from the University of Virginia, where she was a Henry Hoyns Fellow, and has also been awarded a fellowship from The Dickinson House, named one of two finalists for The Field Office Agency’s 2016 Postcard Prize in poetry, and one of ten winners in Neat Streets Miami’s “Growing Green Bus Stop” Haiku Contest. In addition to appearing widely in journals and anthologies, her work has been translated into three languages. In 2015, she founded the New Wanderers Collective, a multilingual and nomadic poetry initiative, and in 2016 she moved to Paris, where she teaches English Lit. and translates poetry from both French and Spanish.

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