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Florencia Milito




Florencia Milito is a bilingual poet whose work has appeared in ZYZZYVA, Indiana Review, Catamaran, Diálogo, 92nd Street Y, Quiet Lightning, Ninth Letter, Latinas: Struggles & Protests in 21st Century USA, Zócalo Public Square,, GUEST, and This Wandering State: Poems from Alta, among others. A Hedgebrook and Community of Writers alumna and San Francisco Writers Grotto and CantoMundo fellow, her writing has been influenced by her early experience fleeing Argentina’s 1976 coup, subsequent childhood in Venezuela, and immigration to the United States at the age of nine. In 2011, she was a reader at the Festival Internacional de Poesía de Rosario. In 2020, she read virtually at the 8th Winter Warmer Poetry Festival in Cork, Ireland. Her bilingual poem Song of Transformation was featured in the UC Berkeley Arts Research Center's Fall 2021 Flash Reading Series. Her chapbook  Ituzaingó: Exiles and Reveries  was a finalist for the Gold Line Press Poetry Chapbook Competition in 2018. Her bilingual collection Ituzaingó: Exiles and Reveries / exilios y ensueños, based on the earlier chapbook, was published in 2021 by Nomadic Press and reviewed by Urayoán Noel in 'La Treintena' 2021: 30+ Books & Chapbooks of Latinx Poetry.

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