blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2018  Vol. 17 No. 2
Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanega
Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas

Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas is the author of Don’t Come Back (Mad River Books, 2017) and Drown/Sever/Sing (Anomalous Press, 2015). Her fiction, nonfiction, poetry and translation work has appeared in Bellingham Review, Brevity, Chicago Review, Fourth Genre, Poets & Writers, and Sunday Rumpus,among others. She is the recipient of the 2016 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award and Iron Horse Review’s 2009 Discovered Voices Award and was published in the 2009 Best of the Net anthology. She earned MFAs in creative nonfiction and literary translation from the University of Iowa. She moved from Colombia to China to Columbus to Richmond, Virginia, where she is an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.  end