Carlos Andrés Gómez

Carlos Andrés Gómez is an award-winning poet, actor, and writer from New York City who has performed at more than 300 colleges and universities and across four continents. A star of HBO’s “Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry” and Spike Lee’s #1 movie “Inside Man” with Denzel Washington, he is the author of “Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood,” released by Gotham Books, an imprint of Penguin, which seeks to challenge the limiting and destructive narrative of machismo that inundates what so many young males are taught.  For more on Carlos or his book, please visit his website or follow him on Twitter @CarlosAGLive.