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Upcoming Events



Join the VONA Faculty for Readings on June 22 & 29

at Houston Hall, Bodek Room 7:00 

Free, Eventbrite has tickets




What We're Looking Forward to:

Radical Hope: Letters Of Love and Dissernt in Dangerous Times

Edited by Carolina De Robertis  

Elmaz Abinader

Junot Díaz

Faith Adiele

Alicia Garza

Celeste Ng

Cristina Garcia

and more


This House My Bones

now available

From Falling Into The Ocean...

It’s just that easy to let go, you wonder, of home or homeland, of tribe or country

drift on the water between there and here and not look        empty the sand that once

ran through your fingers, gripped and released.

You’re not sure half the time where you are--

home is different from homeland. One you hold and one slips away or burns in the atmospheres, abandoned. Pieces fall in unknown territories and are absorbed into the land.