Bianca Alyssa Pérez was born and raised in Mission, Texas — a small town bordering Mexico. She is currently an MFA Poetry candidate at Texas State University. She is the Poetry Editor at Porter House Review. Her poems have been published in Magma Poetry UK, ReclamationATX, The Sappho Diaries, East French Press, and elsewhere. Her poetry centers on the idea of her Latin culture, family, spirituality, and womanhood. She currently resides in a red cabin in the woods in San Marcos, Texas
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In Review: Unraveling Personal Narrative and Truths in Girlhood by Melissa Febos
BY Bianca Pérez
Melissa Febos’ Girlhood weaves together autobiographical essays, interviews, Greek mythology, and media research to form an intricate tapestry of personal experiences that reflect a greater societal impact. Febos relentlessly interrogates the various truths of growing up in a society that prioritizes the feelings, opinions, and power of men at girls’ expense.