New Book by Lina M. Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas

August 21, 2017

Ferreiras New Book - Coverncoming faculty member Lina Maria Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas’ new book, Don’t Come Back (Mad River Books), is a collection of lyrical and narrative essays exploring identity, family history, and belonging, continually examining what it means to feel familiarity but never really feel at home. Of this debut collection of essays, creative nonfictionist Robin Hemley writes, “Lina Ferreira is a shape-shifter of an essayist, never predictable. The worlds she inhabits are as big as legend and as small as a family in Columbia navigating the large and small cruelties of life. To try to define this book would be to kill it….” Lina’s book was selected from this year’s debut nonfiction to be featured in the August 15 edition of Poet & Writers. She was also featured reading an excerpt from her book in the P&W’s podcast.

Congratulations, Lina!

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