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Apply For A Chance For Your School To Receive A Class Set Of When We Make It 
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All NYC educators, parents & community members can enter their school for the chance to win a classroom set of When We Make It. 

Application Ends August 30th, 2022

Eligibility Requirements

1. Must be a public or charter school located in New York City. 

2. Eligible grades 8-12 or an Adult Education/GED program. 

3. Complete the application. If you are a parent/student or community member, please include a contact at the school we can reach out to if the school is selected. 

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ELISABET VELASQUEZ is a Brooklyn Born Boricua.

She is a mother of two.

Her poems are an exploration of her life. 

 

Velasquez has performed at Lincoln Center Out Of Doors, Pregones Theatre, Bushwick Starr Theatre, The Bowery Poetry Club, Brooklyn Museum, Museum Of Natural History, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Rutgers University, Williams College, Adelphi University, Pace University, Princeton University, James Madison University, Harvard University and The Amber Rose Slut Walk 2017. 

 

Her work has been featured on  TIDAL, NBC, Now This, Huffington Post, Latina Magazine, Vibe Magazine, Muzzle MagazineCentro Voces. She is a VONA Alum, 2017 Poets House Fellow. She is the winner of Button Poetry's 2017 Poetry Video Contest. She is a 2019 Frost Place Fellow. Her work is forthcoming in the anthology : WHAT SAVES US Poems of Empathy and Outrage In The Age Of Trump edited by Martin Espada.

About Me 

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SHORT BIO 

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Contact & Booking Information 

Contact Elisabet Velasquez 

You can contact me directly by using the form below or reach out to the people below for specific requests. 

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LITERARY AGENT: Katherine Latshaw
FOLIO LITERARY AGENCY
klatshaw@foliolitmanagement.com

PUBLICITY/MEDIA REQUESTS: Vanessa DeJesús
PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE
Vdejesus@penguinrandomhouse.com 

FILM/TV RIGHTS:KimYau 
ECHO LAKE ENTERTAINMENT
Kim@echolakeentertainment.com

IN-PERSON/VIRTUAL EVENTS/READINGS/KEYNOTES/OTHER
Writebadmedia@gmail.com

 


 



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