Christopher Rey Pérez, Faculty

Christopher Rey Pérez is a poet from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. His book, gauguin’s notebook, received the 2015 Madeleine P. Plonsker Prize from Lake Forest College. His most recent publications include Compendio palestino-puertorriqueño en proceso, Aliens Beyond Paradise/ Alienígenas más allá del paraíso, and Todo el amor del mundo con todas sus sangres y todos sus virus. He has led poetry workshops with Ashkal Alwan’s Home Workspace Program, The Garden Library for Refugees & Migrant Workers in South Tel Aviv. Since 2012, he has edited a nomadic publication in, of, and around Latin America, called Dolce Stil Criollo. Currently, he is Assistant Dean of Bard Microcolleges.