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Veronica Montes

Veronica Montes was born in San Francisco and raised in the Filipino American enclave of Daly City, California. Her short stories have appeared in print journals such as Bamboo Ridge and Prism International, as well as in many anthologies including Contemporary Fiction by Filipinos in AmericaGrowing Up Filipino, and Going Home to a Landscape: Writings by Filipinas. Her flash fiction appears online in various journals including SmokeLong Quarterly, Cheap Pop, and Lost Balloon, among others.She is the author of two chapbooks: The Conquered Sits at the Bus Stop, Waiting, which won the Black River Chapbook Competition and I’m Not Lost (Ethel, a Micro Press, 2023).

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