DATE + TIME
November 1, 2019
CityLit Stage – Pier 5 Hotel, Chesapeake Room
711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD, USA
Fidel has lectured and taught classes at the University of East London while touring in the United Kingdom. Fidel’s lyrical poetry has been featured in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, CNN, The Root, and The Baltimore Sun. In 2018, The Baltimore Sun honored Fidel in its heralded ‘Best of Baltimore’ issue for his courage, innovative thinking, and leadership in local schools and communities. Fidel is the author of his published collections, Hummingbirds in the Trenches (2018), and Raw Wounds (2017). Fidel’s work has been praised by literary and civil rights giants such as Ibram X. Kendi and Eve L. Ewing. Fidel is an M.F.A. candidate in Creative Writing and Publishing Arts at the University of Baltimore. Fidel was most recently honored for his work with Baltimore’s Civil Rights Literary Award; Inspiring Voices award and his biofilm was nominated for Amazon’s “2019 All Voices Film Festival”.