Yvanna Vien Tica

Yvanna Vien Tica is a Filipina writer with a hearing impairment who grew up in Manila and a suburb near Chicago. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Verse Daily, Poet Lore, Shenandoah, Poetry Northwest, the minnesota reviewSalamander Magazine, Salt Hill, among others. She reads for The Yale Review and Muzzle Magazineand tweets @yvannavien. In her spare time, she can be found thanking God for another day.