Vanessa Chica is a NYC Educator, Writer and Performance Poet. A lover and supporter of all things creative. She has featured at various events such as, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Urban Juke Joint, The Bronx Museum, Smokin Word and Drum, The Poetry Festival at Governor's Island, and Capicu.
She participated in poetic theatrical shows "From the Page to the Stage", "Misconceptions" and "Misconceptions Too" produced in part by The Sunday Writing Circle/The Full Circle Ensemble.
Vanessa Chica was also a member of Machete Movement A World Fusion Band.
 She was a panelist for “Mujeres On The Mic” (2016) and “Dique Dominicana (2018) at The Association Of Writers held in Los Angeles and Tampa. 

Vanessa Chica co-wrote and performs in a 3 woman play titled “Live Big Girl” debuted (December 2017) at The National Black Theatre.
She is the Author of “The Girl With The Smile” a poetry chapbook and currently working on a children's book. 
Vanessa Chica believes there is strength in vulnerability and she is becoming stronger everyday.