2022: Bronx Voted Caridad De La Luz Best Poet!

Caridad De La Luz

Caridad De La Luz is a force to be reckoned with in the poetry space. Known as “La Bruja,” Caridad is a multifaceted performer who has touched on a number of spaces. She is a winner of the coveted 2021 David Prize and was selected as a Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship 2019-2021. She is considered to be one of the leading spoken word poets in the country and has been recognized as a Top 20 Puerto Rican Women Everyone Should Know, earning additional accolades as the Puerto Rican Women Legacy Award, The Bronx’s own Edgar Allan Poe Award and was named a Bronx Living Legend. Caridad is currently working on an art space – El Garaje – in the Soundview section of The Bronx and debuted her newest show “From Poor to Rico” at the Bronx’s own Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture this past June.