Tiphanie Yanique

Tiphanie performed at a SpeakTogether student matinee at Edward R. Murrow High School in Midwood, Brooklyn, on May 16, 2018, speaking on the theme, “Live for the Moment.” Tiphanie also led a College Readiness after-school workshop for SpeakTogether at Union Settlement in East Harlem on January 9, 2019.

Tiphanie Yanique is the author of the award-winning poetry collection, Wife; the award-winning novel, Land of Love and Drowning; and a collection of stories, How to Escape from a Leper Colony, for which she was a 5 Under 35 honoree from the National Book Foundation. She has additionally been awarded the Boston Review Prize in Fiction, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship, and an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her most recent book is Monster in the Middle.

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