Spoken Word Artist / Host / Teaching Artist


"You can’t un-hear or un-feel Chibbi’s work, as it is daringly honest, beautifully flawed, and unfolding profound imagery.”

Ebony Stewart

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Chibbi is a Mexican-born, Texas-raised poet, actor, and host, writing and performing since 2006. He is the founder of Laredo BorderSlam, and a founding member of the Houston poetry spot, Write About Now, working as their resident host for the first 3 years. He has self-published 2 books, working primarily with the exploration of identity and culture, his experiences as both Queer and Latino, and fighting for the validity of existence. He was also the co-editor of the anthology Contra: Texas Poets Speak Out (Flowersong Press, 2020). His work has been published in the 2017 Anthology Best Emerging Poets in Texas and the 2020 Latino Book Review Magazine, and has been featured online on We Are Mitú, George Takei, Slam Find, Button Poetry, and Write About Now. He was the 2017 and 2020 San Antonio PuroSlam Champion,  and his team won 3rd place at the 2017 National Poetry Slam Group Piece Competition. “Chibbi’s poetry is an event, and those of us fortunate to witness it won’t soon forget it.”


Rooster Martinez

President of Write Art Out

“Chibbi’s poetry and personality are deeply intertwined, and both are beautiful to experience. His work plays with conventions and topics in an extremely insightful manner.”


Outspoke Bean

PlusFest Producer

“From the Texas southern region arises an unexpected gem who’s words are chosen with precision and everything but frivolous.”


Publisher, Columnist, Poet

“Brutally truthful; an ebb and flow between wrenching pain and soaring self-discovery. Chibbi’s poetry and performance is an event, and those of us fortunate to witness it will never forget it.”


Booking Inquiries

For general booking
Ring The Bell Management
Michael Pavlov:  305.450.5221

For College/University booking
Degy Entertainment
Ari Nisman: 732.818.9600 ex 1
Jeff Hyman: 732.818.9600 ex 2

All Other Inquiries