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‹ Knitting Identities/Tejiendo Identidades

Johanny Vázquez Paz

November 17, 2022
Tejiendo Identidades/Knitting Identities
Johanny Vázquez Paz
Johanny Vazquez Paz
Johanny Vázquez Paz


Johanny Vázquez Paz is from Puerto Rico. She is the winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry given by the National Poetry Series in partnership with the Miami Book Fair. Her winning manuscript, I Offer My Heart as a Target / Ofrezco mi Corazón Como una Diana, was published in a bilingual edition by Akashic Books. Among her other books are Sagrada Familia, winner of the International Latino Book Award, Querido Voyeur, and Streetwise Poems / Poemas Callejeros.  She won first prize in the Poetry category at the Consenso Short Story and Poetry Contest of Northeastern Illinois University, and the second prize in the Short Story category. She also co-edited the anthology Between the Heart and the Land / Entre el Corazón y la Tierra: Latina Poets in the Midwest. Her poetry and short stories have been included in the anthologies: City of Big Shoulders, Diáspora: Narrativa Breve en Español de Estados Unidos, Ellas cuentan: Antología de Crime Fiction por Latinoamericanas en EEUU, The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century, among others.





Host: Dr. Nadia Alvarez, Ph.D. Teaching and Teacher Education

Production and Engineering:  Gwendoline Hernandez Nenny G of KXCI’s The Latin Connection

Music:  Introducción al Danzón No. 2 – Danzón No. 2 by The Impossible Orchestra & Alondra de la Parra. Arturo Márquez, composer.

Akashic Books,   Between the Heart and the Land,   Chicago,   City of Big Shoulders,   Consenso Short Story and Poetry Contest,   Entre el Corazón y la Tierra,   I Offer My Heart as a Target,   International Latino Book Award,   Latina,   Miami Book Fair,   Northeastern Illinois University,   Ofrezco mi Corazon como una Diana,   Poemas Callejeros,   poet,   poetry,   Puerto Rico,   Querido Voyeur,   Sagrada Familia,   San Juan,   Streetwise Poems,  


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