Vida Presents: Women Of Color Prose Reading

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With Shannon Barber (Self Care Like a Boss), Jennine Capo Crucet (Make Your Home Among Strangers, How to Leave Hialeah), and Wendy C. Ortiz (Excavation: A Memoir, Hollywood Notebook).

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About the Writers
Shannon Barber is a 38 year old author from the Pacific Northwest. When not writing or commuting, she enjoys crocheting, pie, extravagant coffee, blogging, and taking long walks. She has been writing the better part of her life and has been getting published here and there both online and in print for about 20 years. She lives near Seattle with her partner, several elderly computers, and a lot of creepy nicknacks. Her fiction and poetry has been seen in Shotgun Honey, Gorgon Poetics and Flash Fiction Magazine. See her nonfiction at Medium, XoJane, and Nailed Magazine. She is the author of Self Care Like A Boss from MotherBlazing available now at

Jennine Capó Crucet is the author of the novel Make Your Home Among Strangers (August 2015, St. Martin’s Press) and the story collection How to Leave Hialeah, which won the Iowa Short Fiction Prize and the John Gardner Award. A PEN/O. Henry Prize winner and former Picador Fellow, she teaches Creative Writing and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.

Wendy C. Ortiz is the author of Excavation: A Memoir (Future Tense Books, 2014), Hollywood Notebook (Writ Large Press, 2015) and the forthcoming Bruja (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016). Her work has appeared in The New York Times, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Hazlitt, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and The Nervous Breakdown, among other places. She lives in Los Angeles.
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