Dimitri Reyes

Dimitri Reyes is a Boricua multidisciplinary artist, content creator, and educator from Newark, New Jersey. Dimitri’s most recent book, Papi Pichón (Get Fresh Books, 2023) was a finalist for the Omnidawn chapbook contest and the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize. His other books include Every First and Fifteenth, the winner of the Digging Press 2020 Chapbook Award, and the poetry journal Shadow Work for Poets, now available on Amazon. Dimitri’s work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net and you can find more of his writing in Poem-a-Day, Vinyl, Kweli, & Acentos.  He has been on the Poetry Faculty at Murphy Writing of Stockton University and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s Arts Education programs. Most recently, Dimitri was an inaugural Poetry Fellow for the Poets & Writers Get The Word Out publishing incubator. Dimitri is also the Marketing & Communications Director at CavanKerry Press.

Columns, If These Covers Could Talk, Interview

If These Covers Could Talk #8


In If These Covers Could Talk, poets interview the visual artists whose works grace their book covers. The result is an engaging discussion of process, vision, and projects. This series is a celebration of collaboration—here, we champion the fruitful conversations taking place both on and behind the cover.

This month, poet Dimitri Reyes talked to artist Samuel Miranda about the cover of Papi Pichón (Get Fresh Books Publishing, 2023). 

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