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PUBLICATIONS

 

- BOOK: “Stereo.Island.Mosaic,” forthcoming from Ahsahta Press, Boise State University, February 2016.

https://ahsahtapress.org/product/toro-stereo-island-mosaic/

 

- “MicroGod Schism Song” and “Binary Fusion Crab Canon,”Best American Experimental Writing, Wesleyan University Press, 2016. http://www.upne.com/0819576071.html

 

- "Scarification" and "The Block, Romare Bearden, 1972,” forthcoming in Cream City Review Issue 39.2.

http://www.creamcityreview.org/issues/archive-current/

 

- “Archipelago: Bricolage: Eidolons” and “Sugar Island Fugue,” The Caribbean Writer, Fall 2015.

http://www.thecaribbeanwriter.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/V.-29-for-ads-and-flyers.jpg

 

- “Portrait of Iris Morals at the Young Lords Headquarters,” Narrative Northeast, Fall 2015.

http://www.narrativenortheast.com/?p=3626

 

- “From Fruitvale to Ursa Major,” Split This Rock’s Poem of the Week, August 14th, 2015.

http://www.splitthisrock.org/poetry-database/poem/nonstop-from-fruitvale

 

- “Grito: An Alternate History of the Parranda” and “Disco Ballistics,” The Ostrich Review Issue 7.3 , August 2015. http://ostrichreview.com/?work=grito-an-alternate-history-of-the-parranda

          http://ostrichreview.com/?work=disco-ballistics

 

- “Alzheimer’s Suite (for Sammy),” The Cortland Review, August 2015.

http://www.cortlandreview.com/issue/68/toro.php

 

- “Chaosmosis Engine,” Matter Issue Twelve, June 2015.

http://mattermonthly.com/2015/07/11/chaosmosis-engine-2/

 

- “Exoskeleton, or The Secret Life of a Stargazer,” The Journal, January 2015.

http://thejournalmag.org/archives/9886

 

- “Gratuitous Super Bowl Poem,” Rattle, Poets Respond Series, January 2015.

http://www.rattle.com/poetry/gratuitous-super-bowl-poem-by-vincent-toro/

 

- “Insolvency” and “The Unscathed,” Codex, December 2014

http://codexjournal.com/vincent_toro/

 

- “Elegy for Jim Just Jim,” Duende, November 2014.

http://www.duendeliterary.org/vincent-toro-1/

 

- “Inverted Aubade for my Scopophiliac,” Five Quarterly, October 2014.

http://fivequarterly.org/vincent-toro/

 

- “Micro God Schism Song,” Really System, September 2014.

http://reallysystem.org/issues/four/microgod_schism_song/

 

- “Cabo Rojo” and “The Inscrutable Art of Bootstrapping,” The Acentos Review, August 2014.

http://www.acentosreview.com/August_2014/vincent-toro.html

 

- “Sorta Rican Book of Dreams,” “Fibonacci Ekphrastic for The Birth of a City by Angel Rodriguez-Diaz,”

“Recursion Sonata for Piano and Feather Duster,” “A whisper. A Squeeze. A Trembling.,” and “The World

has accused you,” The Buenos Aires Review, Fall 2013.

http://www.buenosairesreview.org/2013/11/vincent-toro/

 

- “Pedigree” and “Guanin,” Kweli Literary Journal, Spring 2013.

          http://www.kwelijournal.org/poetry/2014/5/30/pedigree-by-vincent-toro

          http://www.kwelijournal.org/poetry/2014/5/30/guanin-by-vincent-toro

 

-  “Yollie’s Rice,” The Waiting Room Reader 2, edited by Rachel Hadas, Cavenkerry Press, 2013.

http://www.cavankerrypress.org/laurel_rhadas_wwreader.html

 

-  “We have the right to,” Chorus, edited by Saul Williams, Simon Schuster, 2013.

http://saulwilliams.com/projects/chorus-a-literary-mixtape/

 

- “Slight Doors,” The San Antonio Express-News Arts Page, 2011.

 

-  “The Last Cacique,” La Gringa, Samuel French, 2009.

http://www.samuelfrench.com/p/2837/la-gringa-english

 

-  “Shotsnaps,” Artpace 8.03, 2008.

 

-  “Metastasis,” Bordersenses, 2007.

 

-  “A Subtle Blindness,” Vallum Issue 4:2, 2006.

 

http://www.vallummag.com/archives-4-2_5-1.html

 

- “Our Secret Language,” Paterson Literary Review, 2005.

 

-  “Freestyle Preamble to the True Schoolers Almanc,” Rattapallax, 2004.

 

-  “Freddie Prinze in Heaven,” Coloring Book: An Anthology of Multicultural Poems and Stories, Rattlecat Press 2003.

 

- “13 Ways of Looking at Hip Hop,” Word is Bond Issue 2, 2003.

 

SCHOLARLY WORK AND ARTICLES

 

- “Hurricane Syncretism,” forthcoming in Latin@ Poetics, edited by Ruben Quesada, New Mexico University Press, 2016.

 

- “Décimarinas and iDécimas,” The Journal of American Studies Turkey Issue 42, Bilkent University, Turkey, October 2016.

 

- “The War of the Words: Musings on MFA vs. NYC,” The English Kills Review, 2014.

http://englishkillsreview.com/the-war-of-the-words/

 

- “Poets unfit for Flavorwire,” The English Kills Review, 2013.

http://englishkillsreview.com/poets-unfit-for-flavorwire/

 

- “What do we mean when we say ‘At Risk’?” Yogabrains Journal of Culture and Spirituality, 2013.

 

- “Washing the Dishes and other acts of Worship” Yogabrains Journal of Culture and Spirituality, 2012.

 

- “Flirting with Surrender,” Yogabrains Journal of Culture and Spirituality, 2012.

http://www.yogabrains.org/author/vincent-toro/

 

 

 

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