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Vanessa Mártir
Portrait of Vanessa Mártir

Vanessa Mártir is a queer, Bushwick, Brooklyn–raised, Afro-Indigenous artist, writer, editor, and educator. Her work has appeared in such publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, AGNI, Aster(ix), The Rumpus, and Bitch, and has been anthologized in Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, edited by Roxane Gay, and So We Can Know: Writers of Color on Pregnancy, Loss, Abortion, and Birth, edited by Aracelis Girmay. Recipient of the 2021 Letras Boricuas Fellowship, she founded the Writing Our Lives Workshop and the Writing the Mother Wound movement. More at vanessamartir.com and in her newsletter writingourlives.substack.com. (updated 4/2024)

AGNI has published the following work:

An Epistle for Edenia
AGNI 99 Family Home Ethnicity
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