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

Rob Spillman

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

James Scott

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Janaka Stucky

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Ariel Francisco

Visiting Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing

Trinie Dalton

Faculty, MFA in Writing; MFA in Writing & Publishing

Miciah Bay Gault

Faculty, MFA in Writing & Publishing; Novel Retreat