Ariel Francisco

Ariel Francisco Henriquez

Assistant Professor
MFA, Queens College, CUNY and Florida International University

212A Allen Hall


Ariel Francisco is the author of Under Capitalism If Your Head Aches They Just Yank Off Your Head (Flowersong Press, 2022), A Sinking Ship is Still a Ship (Burrow Press, 2020) and All My Heroes Are Broke (C&R Press, 2017). A poet and translator born in the Bronx to Dominican and Guatemalan parents and raised in Miami, his work has been published in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, The New York City Ballet, Latino Book Review, and elsewhere. He received his BA in English and MFA in Poetry from Florida International University, and an MFA in Literary Translation from Queens College CUNY.

Area(s) of Interest

Poetry, Translation, Ecopoetics, Latin American Lit

Curriculum Vitae