Veronica Suarez is a 2018 graduate of the MFA creative writing program at Florida International University. Her novella in verse, Nights in The City Beautiful, was one of the three poetry books she finished while in school, and she is currently looking for a publisher. Veronica works as a freelance writer and editor from her home in Miami.

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