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Author: Grace C Ocasio

A two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Grace C. Ocasio's second full-length volume of poetry, FAMILY REUNION, received honorable mention in the Quercus Review Press Fall 2017 Book Award Contest. She also placed as a finalist in the 2016 Aesthetica Creative Writing Award in Poetry and was a recipient of the 2014 North Carolina Arts Council Regional Artist Project Grant. Her first full-length collection, THE SPEED OF OUR LIVES, was published by BlazeVOX [books] in 2014. She has published poetry in Rattle, Court Green, Black Renaissance Noire, The Chaffin Journal, Minerva Rising, and many other journals. Her chapbook, Hollerin from This Shack, was published by Ahadada Books in 2009. Ocasio is a member of the Carolina African American Writers' Collective, and recently served as an adjunct professor of creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Family Reunion
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Family Reunion

Broadstone Books

Poetry. African & African American Studies. Family reunions are special occasions, a time of connections, reflections, of meeting new members, remembering those no longer with us, more than a little gossip (a good reason not to miss one if you don't...

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The Speed of our Lives
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The Speed of our Lives

BlazeVOX books

Poetry. African American Studies. "Grace Ocasio's poems embrace their subjects with a photographic clarity and a chic sense of style. Whether she is mining 'the unmistakable depth' of Garbo's face, or musing in wonder at Angela Davis' hair, 'more la...

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