Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1968; in 1985, he immigrated to the US, where he finished high school, completed a BA in Spanish and Secondary Education at Queens College of the City University of New York, and a MA in Spanish Literatures at the University of Cincinnati.

He has published five books of poems, two book of essays and a book of short stories. His works have been published in numerous digital and printed literary magazines, as well as in anthologies in the U.S. and abroad. He has won various literary prizes, and is the editor and founder of of Élitro Editorial del Proyecto Zompopos, a small independent publisher.

Keysi is an avid Argentine Tango dancer; he lives in New Hampshire and serves as the Interim Director and Associate Director of Safety and Security for Dartmouth College.

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