Local Press Reading: FlowerSong Press, Cahuenga Press, and Red Hen Press, Saturday, May 6 at 12:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum
Anatalia Vallez is a writer, actor, and creative alchemist from Orange County, CA with roots in Guerrero, Mexico. Addressing everything from migration, machismo and our relationship to nature, she seeks to find intimate truths and plant seeds through art. She is the author of the poetry collection: The Most Spectacular Mistake (FlowerSong Press, 2020) a book which was published during early stages of the pandemic and featured in the LA Times, LibroMobile and KPFK Radio’s Nuestra Voz. In December of 2022 she starred in a production of her play Las Sirenas at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in partial completion of her MFA in Television, Film and Theatre at Cal State LA. She’s currently working on a second collection of poetry and curating a virtual BIPOC-centered community called Homies Who Submit. anatalia.substack.com and https://anataliavallez.wixsite.com/anataliavallez.
Books That Make a Difference: Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero, Cape Verdean Blues by Shauna Barbosa, Your Healing Is Killing Me by Virginia Grise, Eat The Mouth That Feeds You by Carribean Fragoza.