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Oscar Bermeo

Born in Ecuador and raised in the Bronx, Oscar Bermeo is a BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) award winning poet, educator, literary events coordinator and poetry editor for Tea Party Magazine.

Oscar has been a featured writer at a variety of venues and institutions including the Nuyorican Poets Café, the Bowery Poetry Club, 13 Bar|Lounge, Rikers Island, St. Marks Church, WBAI radio, WGLT Poetry Radio, Kearny Street Workshop, the Bronx Council on the Arts, Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center, Columbia University, Illinois State University (Normal), William Paterson University, Amherst College, Syracuse University, UNC-Chapel Hill, NYU and many others.

His written work appears in the anthologies, I Just Hope It's Lethal: Poems of Sadness, Madness, and Joy (Houghton Mifflin, 2005), From Page to Stage and Back Again (Wordsmith Press, 2004) and Parse (Friendly Fire Press, 2004) and can also be heard on the CD, 5 Past 13— A Little Bit Louder: Volume 1 (louderARTS Project, 2003).

Oscar now makes his home in Oakland, Califas, where he devotes his time and energy towards new culinary experiments, working admin at a local charter school and enjoying the bliss of married life with his wife, poeta Barbara Jane Reyes.


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