About
Residency Dates
  • Aug 9th 2017 to Aug 27th 2017
  • Jun 26th 2018 to Jul 21st 2018
  • May 1st 2019 to May 31st 2019
  • Jul 11th 2022 to Jul 31st 2022
Region
USA

Willie Perdomo is the author of Smoking Lovely: The RemixThe Crazy BunchThe Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon, and Where a Nickel Costs of Dime.  Winner of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Cy Twombly Award for Poetry, the New York City Book Award, and a PEN Open Book Award, Perdomo was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Poetry Society of America Norma Farber First Book Award. He is co-editor of the anthology, Latínext, and his work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, African Voices, and Best American Poetry 2019.  He teaches at Phillips Exeter Academy and was recently appointed State Poet of New York, 2021-2023.