Blubber Girl by Karlina Veras
A poetry collection about identity issues, self-loathing, and the everyday life of a woman in her mid-30s.
Karlina Veras is a British Latinx writer and director living in London. She writes short stories, poetry, screenplays, and creative nonfiction, in English and Spanish. Her work focuses on female empowerment and the underlays of everyday life. She takes inspiration from her homeland, the Dominican Republic. Her debut flash-fiction collection Yun-Yun got translated into Italian. She’s been published in various magazines and anthologies, such as Archipiélago Inverosímil, Hostos Review and Lips of Unfamiliar Skin. Her short film "Pretty Fly for a Doña," which she wrote and directed, won the First-Time Director award at the Dreamer’s Short Film Festival in 2022. Follow Karlina's whereabouts on her website www.karlinaveras.com and on all socials @karlinaveras.
Editing by Caroline Macon Fleischer
Book Design by Vada Briceño
Handbound on French Paper