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Yaddyra Peralta


Yaddyra Peralta is a poet and writer. Her poems have been published in the books Eight Miami Poets (Jai Alai Books), Ghazals for James Foley (Hinchas Press), the collaborative artists’ book Conversation, Too (Extra Virgin Press) and in the journals Ploughshares, Jai Alai, Abe’s Penny, Tigertail, The New Poet, and Hinchas de Poesia. She teaches writing and literature at Miami Dade College and has taught poetry workshops at Miami Art Museum (now PAMM), Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens and at the Lowe Art Museum, in collaboration with Exile Books.  She is the Assistant Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival and has an MFA in Creative Writing from Florida International University.