Carlos Andrés Gómez

VectorCarlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian-American poet and performer from New York City. In August of 2021, Carlos released his debut studio album, Opus, a groundbreaking spoken word album in collaboration with musician/producer, Brent Shuttleworth, and GRAMMY® Award-winning record producer, Joe West. Carlos is the author of the poetry collection Fractures, selected by Pulitzer Prize-winning former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as the winner of the 2020 Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry; the chapbook Hijito, selected by Eduardo C. Corral as the winner of the 2018 Broken River Prize; and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and Spike Lee’s Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Carlos collaborated with John Legend on Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying and champion inclusive masculinity among high school students. Gómez’s honors include the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry, the Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize, the Foreword INDIES Gold Medal, and the International Book Award for Poetry. He has been published in New England Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Yale Review, BuzzFeed Reader, CHORUS: A Literary Mixtape, and elsewhere. Carlos is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.
Events for Carlos Andrés Gómez
Special Event
Desert Stanzas 2022
Past Event

Desert Stanzas 2022

Date/Time: Tuesday 8 February 2022 19:30-21:30Venue: Desert Camp,
Language: EnglishSession No. 49 
AED 325 
Desert Stanzas returns! Our legendary night of poetry under the stars is back fo... Read More
Workshop Children
Exploring Songwriting & Poetry: Workshop with Brent Shuttleworth & Carlos Andrés Gómez
Past Event

Exploring Songwriting & Poetry: Workshop with Brent Shuttleworth & Carlos Andrés Gómez

Date/Time: Wednesday 9 February 2022 16:30-17:30Venue: Carnation, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: English
Age: 14+Session No. 816 
AED 100 
Trailblazing musician, Brent Shuttleworth, and award-winning author, Carlos Andr... Read More
Special Event
Poetry Evening with Afra Atiq, Carlos Andrés Gómez & Brent Shuttleworth
Past Event

Poetry Evening with Afra Atiq, Carlos Andrés Gómez & Brent Shuttleworth

Date/Time: Monday 7 February 2022 19:30-20:30Venue: Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre, Expo 2020, Dubai
Language: EnglishSession No. 48 
Free Entry 
Award-winning poets Dr Afra Atiq and Carlos Andrés Gómez (representing Dubai and... Read More