Benjamin Antonio Garcia of Auburn, NY is the winner of the 2018 Canto Mundo/PBPF Fellowship. He will work with Ross Gay at the Palm Beach Poetry Festival in January. Garcia is a Community Health Specialist who provides HIV/HCVSTD and opiate overdose prevention education to high risk communities throughout New York’s Finger Lakes region. He is the 2017 Latin@ Scholarship winner at The Frost Place.
We are currently accepting applications for the 2018 Latin@ Scholarship.
Other Frost Place community members will be at the Poetry Festival as well, including Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Rodney Jones, and Tim Seibles.