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Vianney Casas

Vianney makes her debut as Foglifter Press’s first poetry collection and first published manuscript: Girasol. Carolina De Robertis says of the collection, “Girasol burns and aches and sing the deepest secrets of the female body through the voice of an unforgettable character.”

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