Dan Vera


Dan Vera is a writer, editor, and literary historian in Washington, DC. He's the author of Speaking Wiri Wiri, inaugural winner of the Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize, and The Space Between Our Danger and Delight. A 2014 Top Ten "New" Latino Author to Watch (and Read) according to, he co-created the literary history site DC Writers' Homes, and chairs the board of Split This Rock Poetry. Follow him on Twitter:@danvera.

Too many of the same people who are rightfully upset about attempts at voter suppression in this country look fondly on a regime that has denied the people of Cuba those very same rights. Read more

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