Vanessa "Chica" Ferreira

VANESSA “CHICA” FERREIRA is a New York City poet and a lover and supporter of all things creative. She made the terrifying yet liberating decision to share her poetry in the summer of 2013 at The Poets Passage in San Juan P.R. This decision led to a whirlwind of words and creative endeavors. You can find Vanessa Chica making her voice felt and heard at various venues across New York City; some of which include: The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Smokin Word & Drum, The Dojo, Capicu, Babble in the Bronx,Word@4F and the Parkside Lounge. Ferreira is a member of Machete Movement; a world music band featuring percussion and spoken word. She previously held a production assistant position for Soledad Speaks; a spoken word show produced and directed by Linda Nieves Powell. Ferreira is currently the assistant director and member of The Sunday Writing Circle; a weekly writing group. She is the marketing director for ELKAT Productions and Tantalizing Productions as well as co-founder of The Full Circle Ensemble.

Centro Voices (ISSN: 2379-3864).
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