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Yarisa Colón Torres is a poet and handmade book artist. Sin Cabeza (2009), Enredadera y colmillo (2006), ¿Entrelínea o secuestro? (2006) and Caja de voces, in collaboration with Waleska Rivera (2006) are among her latest publications. In 2012, Yarisa was selected to participate at the Global Voices Bloggers Summit, held in Kenya. She also received the Cropper Foundation Writer’s Fellowship (2010) based in Trinidad & Tobago and the BRIO Awards (Crafts, 2014) granted by the Bronx Council on the Arts. Her handmade books have been exhibited in galleries and cultural spaces in the United States and Puerto Rico.