Vero González is a queer femme-inist writer and translator from San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has a MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writer's Workshop, where she was a Dean's Graduate Fellow and a BFA from Pratt Institute, where she won the Thesis Prize in Fiction. 


She has received support Lambda Literary (Nonfiction Fellow, 2019), Hedgebrook and the Rona Jaffe Foundation (Hedgebrook/Rona Jaffe Inaugural Fellow, 2018), and A Room of Her Own Foundation (Touching Lives Fellow, 2015). 

Vero is GrubStreet's Neighborhood Programs Fellow for Egleston Square.


She lives in Boston, where she is working on No Girl Is an Island: a memoir of trauma, hope, & de/colonization.

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