John Murillo

John Murillo

Biography

John Murillo’s first poetry collection, Up Jump the Boogie, was a finalist for both the 2011 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the PEN Open Book Award.  His work has appeared in such publications as Callaloo, Court Green, Ninth Letter, and Ploughshares, and is forthcoming in Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of African-American Poetry.  His second collection, The Matador’s Ghost, is forthcoming from Cypher Books.

Buy John’s book, Up Jump the Boogie, on Amazon.

Events with John Murillo

How Deep the Heart Runs: A Celebration of Yusef Komunyakaa

11 May 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
NYU Creative Writing Program
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10011