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Veronica Gonzalez Peña

Veronica Gonzalez Peña was born in Mexico City, and raised in Ohio and California. In 2003 she founded rockypoint press, a series of artist/writer collaborative prints, books, and films (rockypointpress.net). In 2008 her first novel, Twin Time: or how death befell me, was awarded the Aztlán Literary Prize for best novel. Her second novel, The Sad Passions has been called lyrical,emotionally moving, and stylistically innovative. Additionally, Veronica’s book/pamphlet on the Mexican Drug War, So Far From God, was included as part of the semiotext(e) exhibition in the last Whitney Biennial; her first play, Neck of the Woods, premiered in Manchester 2015, and starred Charlotte Rampling and Helene Grimaud. Veronica is currently working on a musical based on The Great Gatsby, and a novel about dogs, psychoanalysis and her recent move to NY.

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