Noel Quiñones is an Emmy award winning Puerto Rican writer, educator, actor, and community organizer from the Bronx. His work has been published in POETRY, Gulf Coast, and the Offing, and he has received fellowships from Poets House, the Poetry Foundation, and Tin House. He has also performed on stages across the country including Lincoln Center, Harvard University, BAM, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Stanford University, the Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, American University, and the Honolulu Museum of Art. His work has been showcased on Huffington Post, Vibe, Tidal Music, Latina Magazine, Medium, Univision, Remezcla, Mitú & elsewhere. He is the founder of Project X, a Bronx-based arts organization, a 40 Under 40 Rising Latino Stars Recipient, and a member of the 2019 Intercultural Leadership Institute cohort. He is a recent graduate of the University of Mississippi M.F.A. program, where he was the 2019 John and Renée Grisham Poetry Fellow, winning the D.C. Berry Prize in Creative Writing and the Bondurant Poetry Prize. Follow him online @noelpquinones.