Poets & Writers

Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas

Don’t Come Back (Mad River Books, January), a collection of lyric essays and experimental translations exploring identity and history, Colombian mythology, and the search for home across two countries. Editor: Kristen Elias Rowley. Agent: Erin Harris of Folio Literary Management.

When I was twenty-five I decided to write something “accessible” and “sellable.” It was going to be

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