Quiñones' writing explores the spirituality of languages, the meanings of diasporic identity, and the ancient and present art of verse.

8 Confessions of My Tongue    "My tongue is a country less serpent,

they whisper of my fraud on the block and in the classroom."

Noel Quiñones is a writer, performer, and educator raised in the Bronx. A CantoMundo, Brooklyn Poets, and Emerging Poets Fellow at Poets House, he was most recently a member of the 2016 Bowery Poetry Slam team. He has performed at historic locations such as Lincoln Center, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and Apples and Snakes - London. His work has appeared in The Acentos Review, Pilgrimage Press, Kweli Journal, and Asymptote. Follow him @NQNino322