Anthony Morales is a 23 year old Puerto Rican writer, workshop leader and keynote speaker from the Bronx. He began writing and performing spoken word poetry at the age of 14 as a student at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA. At the age of 16, he published his first book of poetry entitled "U-N-I-Verses". He has gone on to perform with talented artists such as Martin Espada, Gayle Danley, Roger Bonair-Agard, Kenneth Koch and Willie Perdomo. He was also a featured artist on HBOís Def Poetry Jam (Summer 2002). In May 2002, he received his B.A. in English and Latino Studies from Columbia University. In May 2004, he received his Masterís in English Education from Columbia Universityís Teacherís College. In the fall of 2004, Anthony plans to publish a collection of poetry and short stories called "Story Avenue".
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