Jennifer Tamayo is a Colombian-born transnational artist and activist based in New York City. She is the author of a collection of poems and artwork, Red Missed Aches Read Missed Aches Red Mistakes Read Mistakes (Switchback, 2011), and the limited-edition chapbook Poems Are the Only Real Bodies (Bloof Books, 2013). Her second full collection, YOU DA ONE, was published in fall 2014 by Coconut Books. Since 2010, Tamayo has served as the managing editor for Futurepoem, an independent New York City press publishing contemporary poetry and prose.
The Harriet Reading Series features talks, performances, and readings by poets whose work has appeared on Harriet, the Poetry Foundation’s blog. The series presents both established and emerging poets whose writing finds innovative approaches to the craft of poetry.