Rich Villar was born in Edison, NJ, and was raised in Paterson. His work appears in MiPOesias, Ocho 15, Rattapallax, and Achiote Seeds (Spring 2007). He curates Acentos, a twice-monthly reading series for Latino/a poets in the Bronx, and directs its non-profit arm, the Acentos Foundation.
Martin Espada, Mark Doty, Pura Belpre, Pedro Pietri, Antonia Pantoja, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda, Miles Davis, James Baldwin, Patricia Smith, Chuck Close, Jackson Pollock, Frida Kahlo.
Richard E. Villar
Travel, theater, music, podcasting.
Amnesty International, Acentos Foundation, louderARTS Project
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