Regie Cabico is a pioneer of the spoken word and the first openly queer and Asian Slam Poet to take top prizes in the 1993, 1994 and 1997 National Poetry Slams. He is a former Nuyorican Poets Grand Slam Champion. He co-edited Flicker & Spark: A Contemporary Anthology of Queer Poetry and Spoken Word which was nominated for a 2014 Lambda Literary Award. Television appearances include HBO's Def Poetry Jam and NPR's Snap Judgement. He received a 2006 New York Innovative Theater Award as part of the New York Neo-Futurist's Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind. His latest solo play, Godiva Dates and One Night Stands, received critical acclaim at the 2013 Capital Fringe Festival. He performs his unique blend of poetry, stand up comedy and theater throughout North America and the United Kingdom.