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Maria Venegas

Maria Venegas
© Ricco Long

Maria Venegas was born in Mexico and immigrated to the United States when she was four years old. Venegas’s short stories have appeared in Ploughshares and Huizache. She has taught creative writing at Hunter College and currently works as a mentor at Still Waters in a Storm, a reading and writing sanctuary for children in Brooklyn. She lives in New York City.

Bulletproof Vest

Maria Venegas
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A New York Times Editors' Choice book

The haunting story of a daughter's struggle to confront her father's turbulent-and often violent-legacy

After a fourteen-year...

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