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Enzo Silon Surin

Central Square Press
Lynn, MA
Enzo Silon Surin is a Haitian-born poet, publisher, advocate and author of the chapbook Higher Ground (Finishing Line Press). He was recognized in 2015 by PEN New England (New England’s chapter of PEN American Center) as a Celebrated New Voice in Poetry. His work has appeared in jubilat, Soundings East, The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, Naugatuck River Review, sx salon, Tidal Basin Review, and The Caribbean Writer, among others. His manuscript, When My Body Was A Clinched Fist, was selected as a semi-finalist for the 2015 Philip Levine Poetry Book Prize. Surin holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University and is Assistant Professor of English at Bunker Hill Community College. He is also founder and publisher at Central Square Press and a member of The Next Verse Poets.