Artist Resume

Vanessa Chica Ferreira
New York

Curriculum Vitae


Mercy College Masters of Science Degree, Elementary Education, July 2007
New York State Professional Certification Special Education Birth- 2nd Grade, July 2007


“Live Big Girl” Poetry 2018
“The Girl With The Smile” A Collection of Poems 2016
Smokin Word" By Machete Movement- Poetry over Music- Elkat Productions; 2015
"The BX Files" Contemporary Poetry from the Bronx". Elkat Productions; 2015
"Full Circle: Poetry Anthology"By The Sunday Writing Circle, 2014
"No Apologies: Poetry Anthology" By The Sunday Writing Circle, 2013

Feature Performances


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The New York City Poetry Festival at Governors Island
The National Black Theatre “Live Big Girl”
BAAD! ASS Women’s Festival at Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance
Ladyfest At The Tank Theater “Live Big Girl”
Capicu Culture Poetry Showcase
York College (Her) Story
Boricua College- Reflections of Puerto Rican Culture

Association of Writers and Writing Programs- Tampa, F.L. “Dique Dominicana”

Association of Writers and Writing Programs -Los Angeles, C.A.
Poetic Play “I Have No Room For The Broken”.


The National Black Theatre “Misconceptions”
The Full Circle Ensemble Presents “Notes and Poems”
Smokin Word and Drum Open Mic Series “One Mic”
Urban Crossings/ Travesías urbanas: All female poetry reading, photography exhibition and open mic
From The Page To The Stage at The National Black Theatre


The Sunday Writer’s Circle Open Mic and Book Release
Voices III Celebrating Identity
Smokin Word and Drum- From The Bronx to Loisaida
“La Revolucion” Richmond Hill Library
The Nuyorican Poets Cafe “Breathless Wordz
El Fogon Center For The Arts-


Babble In The Bronx

Links to Poetry Performances


Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Featured Reading- Mujeres At The Mic: A Reading By Nuyorican Women Writers, organizer and moderator, Los Angeles, C.A. 2016

Association of Writers and Writing Programs, A Featured Reading Dique Dominicana: A Reading by Dominican Women Writers,Tampa, FL, March 2018


A Live Big Project: a  7 week writing workshop promoting living big in your body,  February 2018
The New York City Writing Project: 3rd and 4th graders after school writing project. October 2017 ( Ongoing).

The Abuela Stories Project Visits Poe Park: a free workshop, photography exhibition and open mic, Co-Facilitated, February 2017

Radio and Television Appearances

Sixto Ramos show
BronxNet Open
WHCR 90.3 The Voice of Harlem

Professional Memberships

Poets and Writers
Association of Writers & Writing Programs(AWP)