Hispanic Heritage Month Speaker: Carlos Andrés Gómez

The Office of Campus Life is excited to host Carlos Andrés Gómez on campus for Hispanic Heritage Month 2022! Carlos Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet, speaker, actor, and equity and inclusion strategist from New York City.

Join us on Thursday, October 13 at 12:30 p.m. in the Pritzker Club (MTCC).

Questions? Contact Graham Davis gdavis11@iit.edu

Carlos Andrés Gómez is the author of Fractures, winner of the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, Hijito, winner of the Broken River Prize and a #1 SPD bestseller, and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhoodreleased by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, TV One’s Verses and Flow, and Spike Lee’s #1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Carlos’ honors include the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry, Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize, Foreword INDIES Gold Medal, and the International Book Award. A genre-transcending multi-hyphenate, he partnered with John Legend on Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying and champion inclusive masculinity among high school students. Carlos is a proud father of two.