Kevin E. Tobar Pesántez
KEVIN E. TOBAR PESÁNTEZ is poetry editor of 2Leaf Press. Pesántez graduated in 2012 from Long island University Global with a B.A. in Global Studies. He served as an intern for phati’tude Literary Magazine and was promoted to editor and contributing writer to the magazine. Pesántez has worked as a Workshop Facilitator of the Boy’s Town Detention Center, developing spoken word, hip hop and theater workshops in Brooklyn, and as a playwright and actor in cultural programs in Quito, Ecuador. He was a member of The Forum Project, New York’s first ever Theatre of the Oppressed performance troupe, worked as a housing advocate at University Settlement, a social services organization in the Lower East Side and served as a columnist for the Rivard Report, an online hyper-local magazine serving San Antonio, Texas.