Behind the Scenes with Larissa Freitas, author of Benca

In today’s episode we talk about telling people you love them while they are still here with you, the importance of grandparents, and the healing properties of a good chicken in duck sauce.

Larissa Freitas (She/Her) is a Latina poet from João Pessoa, Brazil. She writes because she believes in the transformative power of literature. Her poems have been published in English and Portuguese. You can follow her work on Instagram at

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