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Vickie Vertiz


Vickie Vértiz earned her MFA from the University of California, Riverside. A Macondo and VONA fellow, she is a Los Angeles–based poet, writer, and social justice advocate who teaches creative writing to adults and young people across the country. Her new book "Palm Frond with its Throat Cut" was published by the University of Arizona Press, Camino del Sol Series. She's the first in her family to attend college.


Book:
Palm Frond with its Throat Cut
Nuestras Raices
University of Arizona Press
June 2017
ISBN 9780816535118
69 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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Palm Frond with Its Throat Cut uses both humor and sincerity to capture moments in time with a sense of compassion for the hard choices we must make to survive. More/less

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