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Savor the musings of an explorer of the depths in search of meaning, identity, understanding, and connection.

Readers Favorite Five Star AwardThe author of Moments in Flight: A Memoir, returns with WOLF WOMAN, a curated collection of 50 poems written over 50 years. WOLF WOMAN cuts right to the heart of the author's deepest thoughts and feelings. The poems are thought provoking. Are we brave enough to take risks to be our true self? How do we find true happiness and the life balance we seek?

Early reviews are exciting!

Celebrating a lifetime of creation and perpetual growth, Wolf Woman and Other Poems… is a poetic memoir that hums with ongoing curiosity…powerful and deeply personal pieces throughout this well-curated collection. 
Self-Publishing Review- 4-stars  Four Stars

…a mesmerizing collection …Highly recommended to poetry lovers. 
Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews- 5 stars 5 stars
…an incredible job of portraying her emotions through poetry… a perfect blend of love, loss, grief, and moving on.
Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews - 4 stars  Four Stars

…a beautifully written…collection of brilliantly bold and emotionally resonant poems…every woman will see parts of herself in Vega’s poems.
Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews- 5 stars  Five Stars

… a moving testament to her gift for illuminating and confronting human emotions in their simplest form…goes forward courageously and writes with such intensity and honesty…emerges as a writer with great stories and talent to share with others.

The anthology’s distinctive organization groups poems by life stage and includes a preview of each section.

Part 1: becoming/discovery, rites of passage
Part 2: unfurling my wings, taking risks 
Part 3: awakenings, cronehood



Book Excerpt

I finally understand.
I fear the aloneness when you withdraw.
Where do I go?
I've left myself few options.

When I wrestle with the fear
I miss its message.
This is when reason and reactivity cloud my judgement.

continued on page 46 of Wolf Woman & Other Poems


Wolf Woman & Other Poems, the debut poetry collection of Jo-Ann Vega, is the BRONZE MEDAL WINNER in the POETRY category in READER VIEWS REVIEWER'S CHOICE AWARDS 2022-2023


About the Author

Jo-Ann Vega

JO-ANN VEGA is a dynamic speaker with 30 years of experience presenting to academic, business, and community groups. An always aspiring wolf woman and devotee of journaling, Jo-Ann lives with her life partner and canine companion.

Also by Jo-Ann Vega

Moments in Flight: A Memoir