Devyn Mañibo

India Downes-Le Guin

Devyn Mañibo is a Brooklyn-based maker, feeder, and organizer. Through poems, art objects, and gesture, she thinks intimately about the language and texture of death & desire, fullness & loss. Mañibo has had her writing, video, performance, and installation work presented and published internationally in festivals, museums, and journals including the MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival, Split This Rock, the National Queer Arts Festival, the Berlin Porn Film Festival, the Queens Museum, TAYO Literary Magazine, and Ginger Zine.

She was a 2018 [Multitude] Artist-in-Residence at The Overlook Place, a participant in the Home School’s Summer 2019 workshop in Hudson, NY, and a 2020 Tin House Summer Workshop Scholar working in poetry with Aimee Nezhukumatathil. She received her BA in New Media and Queer Studies from Hampshire College, and an MFA in performance & performance studies from School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the co-curator of the Maracuyá Peach reading series with danilo machado, the co-editor of already felt: poems in revolt & bounty, and the Marketing Manager at the Center For Book Arts. She can be found at and @bestfrienddevyn on Instagram.