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Tony Robles

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Tony Robles, "The People's Poet" is a born and raised San Franciscan, Filipino/Friscopino/Black poet currently living in North Carolina. Author of two books of poetry/short stories: Cool Don't Live Here No More--A letter to San Francisco and Fingerprints of a Hunger Strike, published by Ithuriel's Spear. Short list nominee for Poet Laureate of San Francisco in 2017. Individual artist grant awardee of the San Francisco Art Commission, 2019-2020. Nephew of the Manilatown poet Al Robles. Author of the children's books, Lakas and the Manilatown Fish and Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel. Currently working on his first novel. For more info: tonyrobles.wordpress.com