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Mimosas & Mocktails: A Poetry Open Mic

Mimosas & Mocktails: A Poetry Open Mic

Mimosas & Mocktails: A Poetry Open Mic

Event Description:

Reading Queer kicks off a new year of programming with Mimosas & Mocktails: A Poetry Open Mic featuring Caridad Moro-Gronlier. Join us from 1-2:30pm (EST) on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Those wishing to read in the open mic will need to sign up on Eventbrite.

By registering for the open mic you agree to adhere to a 3 minute reading limit, attend the entire event, be respectful and be courtesy to all of the event participants. Open mic slots are limited. Open mic registration closes on 1/6, and participants will be notified by end of day on 1/7.


About Caridad Moro-Gronlier

Caridad Moro-Gronlier is the author of Tortillera (Texas Review Press, 2021) and the chapbook Visionware (Finishing Line Press 2009). She is an Editor of Grabbed: Writers Respond to Sexual Assault (Beacon Press 2020) and Associate Editor for SWWIM Every Day. Moro-Gronlier is the recipient of an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant for and a Florida Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry. Her work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, The Best of the Net and a Lambda Literary Award. In addition to her work as a writer, Moro-Gronlier has also worked as an editor for The Orange Island Review, The South Florida Poetry Journal.

Her recent poetry can be found at The Best American Poetry Blog, Rhino, Go Magazine, Fantastical Florida and Notre Dame Review and her work as Contributing Editor for Grabbed: Writers Respond to Sexual Assault, Empowerment and Healing, forthcoming from Beacon Press in 2020.

Moro Gronlier is also a career educator who works as a Dual Enrollment Professor of English for Florida International University in conjunction and Miami Dade County Public Schools. In addition, she is an English professor at Miami Dade College. Her teaching has earned her awards and accolades such as Unity Coalition Educational Leadership Award, the 2016 Francisco Walk M-DCPS Teacher of the Year Award, and three College Board AP Summer Institute Fellowships.

She resides in Miami, FL with her wife and son. Visit http://www.caridadmoro.com/.