Kyle Carrero Lopez
Kyle Carrero Lopez was born to Cuban parents in northern New Jersey and is the author of MUSCLE MEMORY, the chapbook winner of the 2020 [PANK] Books Contest (sample poems here). Among other subjects, his work centers power, social life, and Afro-Cuban histories. He’s represented by—but not related to—Ashley Lopez of Waxman Literary.
Kyle is the recipient of fellowships from the CubaOne Foundation and NYU, where he was a Goldwater Writing Workshop Fellow, a Provost’s Global Research Initiative Fellow at NYU Berlin, and earned his M.F.A. in Poetry. He’s also a Cave Canem workshop alum and a 2022 Tin House Scholar.
“The Red Telephone”
“Memorial to Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (Vedado, Havana)”
The Offing (forthcoming)
from “PARTY POLITICS”
Vulture | New York Magazine*
The BreakBeat Poets Vol IV: LatiNext (Haymarket Books, 2020)****
*The review of My Pinup by Hilton Als was published in New York Magazine‘s print issue and can be read on Instagram here.
**”Note to Distant Friends” was recorded for The Poetry Project’s HOUSE PARTY series here and written about in Bending Genres here.
***”Rescuing Abuelo (1967)” was published in print and can be read on Instagram here.
****Published in print; can be read on Instagram here.