Amina Muñoz Ali

Amina Muñoz Ali is a New York City born Puerto Rican who has written poetry and short fiction since the age of 12. She was one of the four original women poets published in Nuyorican Poetry (William Morrow, 1975). Her work was also included in Cuentos: Stories by Latinas (Kitchen Table Press) and Hispanic Female and Young: An Anthology (Pinata Press, 1999). Muñoz’s work also appears in: Essence, Phatitude, Tribes, AM New York, Revista Chicano-Riquena, Heresies, Longshot and La Respuesta; an online magazine. Her one-act plays, poetry and monologues have been performed at the Henry Street Settlement House, Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, the Knitting Factory, Touro College and Manhattan Plaza. She has presented her work in places such as: the Nuyorican Poets Café, Barnes & Noble, Bluestockings Books, the Brooklyn Public Library, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, WBAI-FM, Ear Inn, Tribes Gallery, the Brooklyn Moon Café, Nkiru Books and the Silk Road Café. Muñoz is currently studying fiction writing at the New York University School of Continuing Education.

Centro Voices (ISSN: 2379-3864).
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