[VJ] Ancona has been writing ever since he could pick up a pencil. When he was 13 he won his first poetry prize for rescuing a dog that had been abused by its former owners and then writing about the experience. Published in Philadelphia's largest newspaper he realized that writing, poetry in particular, was his calling. When VJ was young he took a liking to the 'confessional' style of poetry in ... more »
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