Victorio Reyes is an activist, poet, essayist, and artist living in Albany, NY. His poems have been published in Acentos Review, The Mandala Journal, Pilgrimage Magazine, Mobius,and Word Riot, The Pine Hills Review; and the anthologies It Was Written: Poetry Inspired by Hip Hop (2017), and Chorus‒A Literary Mixtapea (2012). His essays can be found at Awst Press and She Breathes. Reyes Asili served as the executive director of The Social Justice Center of Albany for eleven years. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in English at the University at Albany.
Image: “Duermete” by Bobbi Le’ Rae Valentin