Author Angelique Imani Rodriguez

Angelique Imani Rodriguez is a Bronx born and bred Boricua with an affinity for literacy since childhood. Known for what she calls her “Bronx card,” her addiction to coffee, and her obsession with owls and Wonder Woman, Angelique was the first Hostos Community College alum to be accepted into the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program in 40 years, from which she graduated with a Bachelors degree in Multi-Ethnic Literature and Multi-Ethnic Women and Gender Studies. Angelique attended the 2014 and 2015 Voices of Our Nations Arts (VONA) writing workshops, participated in the 9 month long Writing from the Womb workshops, became a two-time student of Writing Our Lives and created the Boricongo Book Gang, a burgeoning online book club that focuses on works written by writers of color. Some of her work have been published in the So To Speak Online Feminist Journal and, as well as the May 2016 issue of the James Franco Review. A participant of the #52Essays2017 writing challenge, you can see her work on