Benjamin Alfaro is a writer, educator, and organizer from Michigan.
His work has appeared in several journals and magazines, as well as in The Detroit Free Press, Detroit Public Television, WDET 101.9 FM, on the HBO Original Series: Brave New Voices, and in the anthology The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. Learn more about his work, here.
He has spent the last decade working with InsideOut Literary Arts Project in Detroit where he currently serves as the Teen Program Specialist. A lead organizer around both the Detroit Youth Laureate project and Louder Than a Bomb: The Michigan Youth Poetry Festival, Benjamin primarily spends his time working in Detroit classrooms leading creative writing residencies. Read his full biography, here
Available for a range of public performances, workshops for both youth and adults, event consultation and hosting, Benjamin is eager to collaborate with you. Please visit his booking page, here.