BK: VONA Voices with Elmaz Abinader, Vanessa Martir, and Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela

01/14/2015 - 7:00pm

This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

Elmaz Abinader launches her new poetry collection, This House, My Bones in the company of Dismantle Anthology contributors Vanessa Martir and Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela. VONA Voices was founded in 1999 by Abinader, Junot Díaz, Victor Díaz and Diem Jones, with the mission to nurture developing writers of color.

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This House, My Bones Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780989735766
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Published: Willow Books/Aquarius Press - October 1st, 2014

Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. The conversation with history is witnessed by the earth and etches the collisions on its body every rock and road, riverbed and meadow hold the marks of migrations, escapes, exiles, alienations, aging and evolutions. In THIS HOUSE, MY BONES, the body and the earth exchange their positions and perspectives.

Woman's Cry: Llanto de la Mujer Cover Image
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Published: Augustus Publishing, Inc. - May 1st, 2007

India Maldonado has lived two seemingly opposite lives for years. A senior at Columbia University, her love for a drug dealer takes her down a dangerous path of trying to hold on to something that’s out of her control. But her future no longer looks as promising as it once did, and she realizes that she has to turn her life around.

Dismantle: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop Cover Image
By Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela (Editor), Andrea Walls (Editor), Adriana Ramirez (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780989747417
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Published: Thread Makes Blanket Press - May 1st, 2014

Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation (VONA) was founded by Elmaz Abinader, Junot Diaz, Victor Diaz and Diem Jones in 1999. Each envisioned an arts organization that could change the landscape for writers of color by supporting individual writer growth, creating a platform for community engagement and providing a workshop and mentor focus to expand writing opportunities.