Carolina Abreu is a writer based in New York City. She was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to the United States in 2002. Her work has been displayed at HBO’s The Inspiration Room (March 2019) and published in various publications:
LNNY Blog (November 2017 - April 2019), Palabritas (Mi Mamá, December 2019), Dominican Writers Association (The Piercing on my Face Makes me Ugly & Other Lies Told by my Culture, January 2020),Dominican Writers Association (Donde Comen Uno, Comen Dos, April 2020), The Ice Colony (Left Behind, October 2020).
With her work, Carolina looks to create a space of vulnerability, self-love, liberation and kindness; to inspire her generation and the future ones to believe in their authenticity while watering the roots planted by their ancestors. She believes in the importance of taking the strength of the past and the present and using it to create a new path that is paved with inclusivity, acceptance and healing.
Photo by @g.ari_
HPalabritas Fall 2019
HBO's The Inspiration Room March 2019