Tania Pabon Acosta

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Originally from San Juan, Tania Pabón Acosta holds an M.A. in English Literature from the University of Puerto Rico, and an M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in Entropy, Porter Gulch Review, Pigeon Pages, The Rumpus and Cosmonauts Avenue, among others; is forthcoming in The Los Angeles Review and The Great River Review; and was chosen for AmpLit Fest’s Emerging Writer Showcase 2018. She is also the founder of Writers for Relief, a reading and event series born in the wake of Hurricane Maria to raise funds and awareness for Puerto Rico’s recovery. 


Cover Photo: A screencap of Charmed, where the three Halliwell sisters are standing together in fear, one about to use her powers, sending a surge of light toward her hand.
How Rewatching ‘Charmed’ Helped Me Separate Magic From Mania

When palm trees swing in the soft breeze, I remind myself that my body is not an orchestra, and the trees are not dancing for me.