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heidi andrea restrepo rhodes

heidi andrea restrepo rhodes is a queer, sick/disabled, brown/Colombian poet, scholar, and cultural worker. Her collection The Inheritance of Haunting won the 2018 Letras Latinas Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize. Most recently, she was a spring 2021 Mellon Arts Fellow at Yale’s Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration. Her work has been published in Poetry, the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, Nat. Brut, Foglifter, and Waxwing, among other places.


I confess, I was never made
to shake obeisant . . .

heidi andrea restrepo rhodes