Inside 'InHERent' by Lucía Orellana-Damacela

Fly on the Wall is delighted to publish a chapbook of poems by Lucía Orellana-Damacela today, and I’m here as your friendly neighbourhood publishing intern to give you a sneak peak of what’s inside.

Lucía is a well-respected poet – you are in capable and confident hands. The author of a poetry book and two chapbooks, one of which won The Bitchin’ Kitsch Chapbook Competition in 2018, Lucía has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and had poetry, prose and translations appear in more than twelve countries in both English and Spanish. Some of the publications where her work has been featured include: Tin House Online, Carve Magazine, The Bitter Oleander, Into the Void, Orbis, Eye Flash Poetry, Ink Sweat & Tears and The Acentos Review. And if that isn't enough, Lucía also holds a PhD in Social Psychology from Loyola University Chicago.

Inherent is full of beautiful poems: emotive, sensorial, unforgettable, full of love. The first thing you might notice about the collection is how evocative it is, creating a poetic Ecuador that seems palpable, within reach. It has Spanish words scattere