Acompáñanos a celebrar las voces latinas con escritoras y poetas latinas de Baltimore y DC.

Parte del “Highlandtown First Friday Art Walk,” únete a nosotros en la Yellow Arrow House a escuchar lecturas de las siguientes mujeres talentosas. Presentadas por Barbara Perez Marquez, una de nuestras “writers-in-residence” de 2020.

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Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the mainland United States, Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and is a VONA Voices Alumna, having worked with award winning poets Willie Perdomo and Danez Smith. Tatiana currently performs, teaches poetry workshops, and hosts events in the greater Washington DC area, having previously done so in New York, Philadelphia, Miami, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic at venues including New York University, The Kennedy Center, and The Howard Theatre. You can read her work in The Acentos Review, Here Comes Everyone, and Queen Mob’s Teahouse, among other publications. She is the author of Coconut Curls y Café con Leche.

Taína is a Baltimore-based, American-born, Puerto Rican writer, on a journey to re-discovering her Taíno roots. She writes across genres including creative non-fiction essays, short stories, and plays with strong Feminist themes. She is currently penning her first novel in a Science Fiction trilogy about fairies. She credits her success to the endless cheerleading of her husband, Greg, and her two incredible children, Seth and Grace Ana. For more visit
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Barbara Perez Marquez was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Manhattanville College. She writes short stories and fiction, usually using coming of age and LGBTQ themes in her work. During her career, she has also been an editor for several publications and projects. Her work was first featured in a student collection in the 7th grade, the same year she decided she wanted to be a writer. Since then, she’s been featured in Manhattanville College’s Graffiti  and Tinta Extinta. Her latest work, The Cardboard Kingdom, is a graphic novel about a neighborhood of kids having a summer adventure and is out now from Knopf Books for Young Readers and Random House Children’s Books. Book two, The Cardboard Kingdom: Roar of the Beast, is due out in 2021. Barbara lives in Baltimore, MD with her fiance and their dog, Eliot.

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