David Tomas Martinez
David performed at a SpeakTogether student matinee at Edward R. Murrow High School in Midwood, Brooklyn, on February 2, 2018, speaking on the theme, “Never Give Up.”
David Tomas Martinez is a CantoMundo fellow and recipient of a 2017 NEA Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, the Verlaine Poetry Prize, and the Stanley P. Young Fellowship from Breadloaf. Hustle, his debut collection from Sarabande, won the New England Book Festival’s Poetry Prize, the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award, and $10,000 from the Antonio Cisneros Del Moral Foundation. His new book, Post Traumatic Hood Disorder, was published in March 2019.
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