Performance Poet, Playwright, Arts Educator, Columnist.
Co-founder and Artisitic Director of
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"A strong, insightful and funny Puerto Rican woman." NY Latino Journal
"There are metaphors of beauty and originality...breathtaking..." NY Times
The mark of a great poet is not recorded in the pages of books or
weighed in awards, but left in the people she has changed. The richness Magdalena brings with her ability to see joy and laughter in places of darkness, is a message of hope that extends far beyond the confines of a reading venue. It is something that leaves an everlasting mark on everything and every one she touches." ~ Leo Hwang-Carlos
Associate Dean of Humanities, Greenfield Community College, MA
"Blending Ionesco's absurdist use of language, Lorca's flights of poetry and Christopher Durang's sense of the comically ridiculous, Magdalena Gomez creates a strangely fascinating evening of theater."
~American Theater Web
" Ms. Gómez' writing is ferocious and compassionate, resolutely political and proudly Puerto Rican, full of vivid emotions, sensually exalting and confrontational. Laugh, weep and get incensed: her poems are all incendiary devices for the heart and intellect."
-Fred Ho, Composer, Musician, Author, Activist
"A fierce and compassionate anthem here. We need these songs, these words, these rhythms for this earthly dance."
~Joy Harjo, Poet and Musician
"Our American oracle..." Poet's Magazine, 1978