Dimitri Reyes

We’re Still Wailers


Dimitri Reyes is a Puerto Rican multidisciplinary artist, content creator, organizer, and educator from Newark, New Jersey. He has organized large-scale poetry events such as #PoetsforPuertoRicoNewark and read at venues such as The Dodge Poetry Festival, Split This Rock, Busboys and Poets, and the American Poetry Museum. Dimitri's forthcoming book, Every First and Fifteenth is the winner of the Digging Press 2020 Chapbook Award and some of his other work is published or forthcoming in Vinyl, Kweli, Entropy, Duende, Cosmonauts, Obsidian, Acentos. He is the Marketing & Communications Director at CavanKerry Press and is an Artist-in-Residence with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. 

Follow him on Instagram at @Dimitri__Reyes and learn more about Dimitri by visiting his website at https://www.dimitrireyespoet.com/

"We're Still Wailers" was a piece created and composed under the auspices of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in partnership with Rutgers- Newark and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The professional musicians accompanying Dimitri Reyes are Jarrett Walser (drums) and Mark Gross (alto sax).

© The Acentos Review 2020