Teri Vela

Teri Vela (she/her) is a latinx poet, witch, member of the legal community, and new mother, born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada (Southern Paiute traditional lands). Her publications include poetry in Witch Craft Magazine, Clark: Poetry from Clark County, Nevada, and a nonfiction essay for the anthology I Wrote it Anyway. She is an editorial resident for The Seventh Wave Magazine, with publications forthcoming. Her poetry explores the politics of witness, motherhood, mental health, grief, and everyday joy in the Mojave Desert.