Shaking Hands: Crossing the Chasm, Sunday, May 7 at 5:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum
Brenda Vaca is a Xicana poet, author, and independent publisher from Sejatnga, Unceded Tonga Territory, known as South Whittier, CA. Riot of Roses is her debut collection of poetry. Riot of Roses Publishing House is the independent press she founded in 2021. She is currently working on her first children’s book, Buttonz Finds His Mojo, under the imprint Oh My Gatos Books. She is the host of the weekly Instagram live series “Friday Fire” and the monthly host of “The Post Up” open mic at Uptown Plants Casa Verde LA in Whittier, CA. https://linktr.ee/brendavaca.