Deborah Paredez

Deborah Paredez

Deborah Paredez is cofounder and co-director of CantoMundo, a national organization for Latina/o poets. She lives in New York City where she teaches poetry and ethnic studies at Columbia University.

What People are Saying

"I learned that I enjoyed poetry - a lot. I'm known as the "football guy" at my school and it surprised me, and others, that poetry would be a big part of my life. Also, I realized that I not bad at performing and public speaking."
Marquavious Moore
2017 TN POL Champion