Ricardo Nazario y Colón was born in the South Bronx, NYC and raised in the Highlands of Puerto Rico. Presently he lives and works in the Appalachian region of Kentucky. His first poem was written during bootcamp in the U.S. Marine Corps. His work has been published by Tawdry Bawdry, Louisville Review, Acentos Review, Aphros Review, Falling Star Magazine and others. He is the author of the Chapbook The Recital and the full collection Of Jibaros and Hillbillies.
For further details on the program visit Metro Arts and Nashville Metro Transit Authority.