The collective that is known as GRITO, is comprised of Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta (the GRI), and Professor Vincent T. Toro (the TO). They met in 2000, at a poetry reading in Harlem and have been working and playing together ever since. They are writers, educators, artists, and cultural workers.


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