(“Can You See Me Now?,” page 18) is a New York City–based writer, educator, and mama. She is currently completing her memoir, A Dim Capacity for Wings,
and chronicles the journey on her website. What fictional character(s) are you hopelessly devoted to?
America Chavez as written by Gabby Rivera. She’s unapologetically queer and bad ass, and also vulnerable and hungry for knowledge and love. She has an admirable commitment to changing the world. @vanessa_laloba vanessamartir.blog