Interview with Author Karina Guardiola Lopez

(Eleven Lopez) Author, Lyricist, Writer and Poet Karina Guardiola Lopez (also known as Eleven Lopez) was born in the Bronx, raised in Queens and now resides in Spanish Harlem, New York City. She is an author, poet, lyricist and educator. She has written two poetry books which are available on Amazon, Barnes and Nobel and When Karina is […]

Interview with Author- Maria Aponte

Let’s welcome Maria Aponte- Author of Transitions of a Nuyorican Cinderella A poet, performance artist, and playwright, born and raised in New York City’s East Harlem (El Barrio), Maria has worked extensively in Latino Theatre and in video productions that deals with racial discrimination, and women’s rights in theatre and film. Maria’s one-woman show, “Lágrimas […]

Interview with Gil Fagiani- Poet/Author

Gil Fagiani’s poetry collection Rooks (Rain Mountain Press, 2007) is set at Pennsylvania Military College in the 1960s, his poetry chapbook Grandpa’s Wine (Poets Wear Prada in 2008) focuses on his family’s immigrant generation, and has been translated into Italian by Paul D’Agostino. His book of poetry Chianti in Connecticut was inspired by his childhood […]

Interview with Jason Baumann Montilla/Librarian-Poet

Interview with Jason Baumann Montilla Jason is Coordinator of World Languages and Collection Assessment at the New York Public Library. He is in charge of the foreign language collection in the Library’s branches and also the statistics about the Library’s Collections. He currently lives in New York City. Jason is of German and Puerto Rican […]