• ÖYKÜ TEKTEN

    poet / translator

    Öykü Tekten is a poet, translator, and editor living between Granada

    and New York. She also curates and organizes poetry and art events.

  • MIRIAM ATKIN
    poet / critic

    Miriam Atkin is a poet and critic based in the Hudson Valley. She is interested in poetry as a medium in conversation with avant-garde film, music, and dance.

  • HALEH KHOJASTEH
    multimedia artist

    Haleh Khojasteh is a Brooklyn-based painter, ceramicist and sculptor from Tehran. She is founder of the international arts project, Fahimi Sisters. 

  • SELIM TEMO
    poet / scholar

    Born in Mêrîna in Êlih (Batman), Selim Temo is a Kurdish poet, translator, and scholar.

  • TARA HOMASI
    artist

    Born in Iran, Tara Homasi is a multimedia artist living in Queens, NY.

  • ROBERTO PEREZ

    graphic designer

    Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. I'm fresh, energized, and inspired by what the world has to offer.

  • ANNA EKROS
    artist

    Anna Ekros is a visual artist, writer and art historian based in Stockholm, Sweden. 

  • SOUSAN HAMMAD

    writer / educator

    Sousan Hammad  has written features, essays, and op-eds for Al Jazeera English and Al Jazeera America, where she was a contributing writer.

  • AMMIEL ALCALAY
    poet / translator

    Poet, novelist, translator, critic, and scholar Ammiel Alcalay teaches at Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY.

  • SUAD AMIRY
    author / architect

    Suad Amiry (سعاد العامري‎) is an author and an architect living in Ramallah. Her book Sharon and My Mother-in-Law has been translated into 19 languages.

  • DEVIN BRAHJA WALDMAN
    musician / composer

    Devin Brahja Waldman is a New York multi-instrumentalist and composer. He has collaborated with his aunt Anne Waldman since the age of ten.

  • ANAÏS MAVIEL
    vocalist / composer 

    Anaïs Maviel's work focuses on the function of music as essential to settling common grounds, addressing Relation, and creating a utopian future.

  • IEMANJÁ BROWN
    educator / activist

    Iemanjá Brown has worked as an educator in various settings, organizing environmental justice through direct action and art projects with young people.

  • JONATHAN WOOD VINCENT
    varmint

    Jonathan Wood Vincent has been singing since he cried on his mother's bosom and writing since he learned how to read. 

  • ANNE WALDMAN
    poet / scholar

    Anne Waldman is a poet, performer, professor, editor, literary arts curator, and cultural activist. She is the author of numerous collections of poetry.

  • TATIANA ISTOMINA
    multimedia artist / writer

    Tatiana Istomina is a Russian-born artist and writer living in New York. Her projects have been featured in exhibitions and screenings across the US and abroad.

  • WILLIAM CAMPONOVO
    poet / educator

    William spends his time writing about the poets Adrienne Rich, Harryette Mullen, and Alice Notley, a fact about which he could not be happier.

  • NICOLA MASCIANDARO
    writer / scholar

    Nicola Masciandaro (Professor of English, Brooklyn College, CUNY) is a writer and theorist in the spheres of medieval literature and mysticism.

  • SARA DENIZ AKANT
    poet / performer

    Sara Deniz Akant is a Turkish-American educator, poet and performer. She is the author of Babette (2015), and two other poetry books. 

  • JUAN CODORNÍU

    musician

    Juan Codorníu es guitarrista original de la banda granadina Lagartija Nick.

  • ETHAN GOULD
    artist / writer

    Ethan Gould is an artist and writer living in Brooklyn.

  • RIC ROYER
    poet / playwright

    Richard Area is a writer, playwright, and cultural critic/provocateur. He is the founder of the Psychic Readings Theatre Company.

  • BIRHAN KESKIN
    poet / editor

    Birhan Keskin is a poet and editor with several collections of poetry published in Turkish. She is also the winner of the most prestigious literary awards in Turkey.

  • ADJUA GARGI NZINGA GREAVES
    multimedia artist

    Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves (NYC, 1980) is an artist concerned with postcolonial ethnobotany, the limits of language, and archive as medium.

  • SAHAR MURADI
    poet / educator

    Sahar Muradi is a writer, performer, and educator. She is author of the chapbook [G A T E S ] and has an MFA from Brooklyn College and an MPA from NYU.

  • BEJAN MATUR
    poet 

    Bejan Matur is a Kurdish poet from the Southeast Turkey. She is the author of Winds Howl Through the Mansions among many others.

  • ABIODUN OYEWOLE
    poet / educator

    Abiodun Oyewole is a poet, teacher, and founding member of The Last Poets, which laid the groundwork for the emergence of Hip-Hop.

  • FERNANDO QUIGUA

    psychotherapist / writer

    Fernando Quigua appears writing, art bruting, brooding, and practicing dream ekphrasis and psychotherapy in New York City, where he persists.

  • DEMET ARPACIK

    scholar / singer

    Demet Arpacık is a doctoral student in the Language, Context, and Culture strand of Urban Education department at CUNY Graduate Center.

  • FRANCO MASCIANDARO

    scholar 

    Franco Masciandaro (Ph.D., Harvard University) is Professor Emeritus and a specialist in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature.

  • DIJWAR KARAMAN

    musician

    Based in NY, Dijwar Karaman is a Kurdish musician and street performer. He was among the few selected by MTA’s Music Under New York in 2017.

  • JAIME PUERTA

    filmmaker / producer 

    Jaime Puerta is a filmmaker, producer, and actor based in New York and Granada. He is also the founder of AFILMS. 

  • FLOY KROUCHI

    musician / composer 

    Floy Krouchi is a sound artist, bass player and electroacoustic composer from Paris.