Dan Vera is the author of Speaking Wiri Wiri (Red Hen Press, 2013) winner of the Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize, and The Space Between Our Danger and Delight (Beothuk Books, 2008). His poetry has appeared in Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Notre Dame Review, Delaware Poetry Review, Gargoyle, Little Patuxent Review, Naugatuck River, and the anthologies Gratitude Prayers, Divining Divas, and Full Moon On K Street: Poems About Washington, DC. He’s the co-creator of the literary history site, DC Writers’ Homes and the board chair of Split This Rock Poetry.
Author web site: http://www.danvera.com. Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/vera-dan/ DC Writers' Homes: http://www.dcwriters.org/
Submitted by Kim Roberts, January 2014