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Yesenia Montilla

Yesenia Montilla is an Afro-Latina poet and a daughter of immigrants, born and raised in New York City. She received a BA from Hunter College and an MFA from Drew University in Poetry and Poetry in translation. She is the author of Muse Found in a Colonized Body (Four Way Books, 2022) and The Pink Box (Aquarius Press, 2015) which was long-listed for the PEN Open Book award. The recipient of fellowships from CantoMundo and the New York Foundation for the Arts, Montilla lives in Harlem, New York.

Yesenia Montilla
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