Profile

Ariel Francisco is the author of A Sinking Ship is Still a Ship (Burrow Press, 2020) and All My Heroes Are Broke (C&R Press, 2017).

A poet and translator born in the Bronx to Dominican and Guatemalan parents and raised in Miami, his work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Academy of American Poets, The American Poetry Review, The Brooklyn Rail, The Florida Review, Guernica, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. The Miami New Times named him one of the Five Florida Writers to Watch in 2019.

Education

MFA - Creative Writing, Poetry | Florida International University
BA - English Lit | Florida International University

Kelly McMahon

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Bianca Stone

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Jericho Parms

Director of Alumnx Affairs & Diversity Initiatives; Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Justin Bigos

Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Tavia Gilbert

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Janaka Stucky

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing