Regie Cabico is well-known in the New York City area for his slam poetry and as a standup comedian. He won the 1993 Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam and took top prizes in the 1993, 1994, and 1997 National Poetry Slams.
He has received three New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships for Poetry and Performance Art and received the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award presented by Poets & Writers.
He co-edited Poetry Nation: A North American Anthology of Fusion Poetry (Vehicule Press, 1998) and his work appears in Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, and Spoken Word Revolution, among other anthologies.
He has appeared on two seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and his plays have been produced at the Humana Theater Festival, Joe’s Pub, The Public Theater, Dixon Place, Theater Offensive, and the Kennedy Center Play Lab.
He is also a former artist-in-residence for NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute and presently works as the Artistic Director of Sol & Soul in Washington, DC. There’s tons more – touring with Lollapaluza, and a herd of publications. Come out and hear this funny, enterprising and entertaining poet and performer!