Vee Williams Garcia is a novelist, poet, and narrative nonfiction writer. In addition to books, she offers writing and editing services. Her books are sold at major online bookseller sites and at literary events and arts festivals.
Vee W. Garcia was born and raised in Washington, DC. She majored in English and Literature at UDC and the University of South Florida, in Tampa.
After UDC, Vee Garcia worked in the DC area as a magazine and newspaper arts writer, interviewing such luminaries as actor/ director Robert Townsend, singer Al Green, actress Ruby Dee, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks, and playwright August Wilson. Garcia also wrote live theater and concert reviews for regional magazines and newspapers. She later focused on writing short fiction and poetry. She independently published and sold slender collections of her poems.
While living in Florida during the 1990s, Garcia continued selling her poetry books and performing poetry readings solo and sometimes with music provided by her husband, harpist Robert M. Garcia. On a grant from Tampa United Methodist Centers, the Hillsborough County School System and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, Vee Garcia also worked as a salaried poet, teaching poetry to young children and teenagers.
While still writing poems, Vee began writing short stories, a couple of which were published in anthologies. After co-founding The Nathari Writers Guild, a fiction critique group, she wrote her first novel, Forbidden Circles, and later she wrote three other novels, a biography, and a collection of short stories.
Vee W. Garcia has never stopped encouraging aspiring writers to succeed. Neither has she stopped serving clients who wish to contract her writing and editing services.
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