Kyle Dacuyan

Kyle Dacuyan

Poet, Performer, Curator | Executive Director, The Poetry Project

Kyle Dacuyan is a poet, performer, and curator. His poems appear in DIAGRAM, Foundry, and Lambda Literary among other places, and he has shown work at Ars Nova, Cloud City, and Le Petit Versailles. He is Executive Director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s, and co-hosts Greetings from Queer Mountain at Housing Works.

Poetry and Process: From Idea to Finished Poem

6221, 6th floor

In an interview for NPR, former US poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera describes inspiration as a “great rush of excitement.” “It’s like you’re going to a dance and […] you can’t wait to get on the floor,” he says. When we arrive at a poem as readers, we see it in its polished form. Rarely […]