Americo Casiano Jr.

NY

Literary Awards:

2003 New York Foundation for the Arts Poetry Fellow.

1974 CAPS Poetry Fellow 

Publications: 

Poetry: On the Stand, Lincoln, NE: iUniverse 2007. 

Anthologies:

T. Medina et al. Bum Rush The Page: Def Poetry Jam. New York: Crown Publications. 2001.

G. Johnston et al. New Rains Volume Nine: Our Fathers/Ourselves.New York: Blind Beggar Press. 1999

M. Algarin et al. Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets' Café. New York: Holt/Owl Books. 1994

J. Bruchac III. The Next World: Poems by Third World Americans. Trumansburg: Crossing Press. 1976. 

M. Algarin et al. Nuyorican Poetry. New York: Wm. Morrow. 1976.

Literary Journals: Brujala Compass, Panorama, Greenfield Review, Grub Street, New Rains, Revista Del Instituto De Estudios Puertorriqueño De Brooklyn College, Sombra, Latin NY, among others.

 Performances:

Américo Casiano Jr. is the founder and former director of NuyoRican School Poetry Jazz Ensemble, Inc. Performances:

LaGuardia Community College, 2011,

Cullen Hall, Salem United Methodist Church, 2010 

Julia De Burgos Latino Cultural Center 2006 

Bronx First Wednesday Cultural Trolley 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009