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Energizing New Voice in Poetry, Kyli Santiago wins the 2022 American Fiction Award

ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Healing Yesterday's Tears, debut poetry collection by independently published poet, Kyli Santiago named WINNER of the 2022 American Fiction Awards “Poetry: Narrative” category and FINALIST of the “Poetry: Contemporary” category. The national competition, which is sponsored by American Book Fest, is now in its 6th year.

In the official press release, American Book Fest President  and CEO Jefferey Keen, says of the awards, “The 2022 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the United States. Our success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”

With this most recent award, Santiago has achieved five international accolades in the last four months. She has previously been awarded the International Book Award, Literary Titan Gold Award, Reader’s Favorite Silver Medal, and two First-Place Winner titles in the International Firebird Book Awards. This outstanding record of achievement has, no doubt, established Kyli Santiago as one of the most talented and energizing poets of our time.

Healing Yesterday’s Tears, a deeply introspective collection of poems, demonstrates a unique poetic style rooted in free verse, rhythm, and rhyme. Santiago’s delivery is emotional and provoking, as she guides readers on an journey that leads to mental and emotional cleansing and transformation. This collection of deeply personal poems tackles tough issues like depression, suicide, and emotional abuse straight on. While at the same time, the seamless integration of themes such as self-love, inner strength, and healing leaves readers feeling inspired with a sense of hope for the future.

Santiago’s debut collection, which offers a masterful balance of authenticity and artistry, has been met with enormous enthusiasm throughout the literary world, earning her unquestionable respect and notoriety as she rises to prominence.

Winner of the 2022 American Fiction Award for ‘Poetry – Narrativeand Finalist for “Poetry – Contemporary” Healing Yesterday’s Tears is 75 pages and is available for purchase in paperback and eBook on Amazon and wherever books are sold.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Kyli Santiago is an award-winning poet, author, spoken word artist, entrepreneur, and emotional wellbeing and mental health advocate. With the help of poetry, performance, and alternative healing techniques, she was able to heal herself from depression without the help of conventional medicine.

Contact Kyli Santiago at her website: https://www.kylisantiago.com

ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Healing Yesterday's Tears, debut poetry collection by independently published poet, Kyli Santiago named WINNER of the 2022 American Fiction Awards “Poetry: Narrative” category and FINALIST of the “Poetry: Contemporary” category. The national competition, which is sponsored by American Book Fest, is now in its 6th year.

In the official press release, American Book Fest President  and CEO Jefferey Keen, says of the awards, “The 2022 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the United States. Our success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”

With this most recent award, Santiago has achieved five international accolades in the last four months. She has previously been awarded the International Book Award, Literary Titan Gold Award, Reader’s Favorite Silver Medal, and two First-Place Winner titles in the International Firebird Book Awards. This outstanding record of achievement has, no doubt, established Kyli Santiago as one of the most talented and energizing poets of our time.

Healing Yesterday’s Tears, a deeply introspective collection of poems, demonstrates a unique poetic style rooted in free verse, rhythm, and rhyme. Santiago’s delivery is emotional and provoking, as she guides readers on an journey that leads to mental and emotional cleansing and transformation. This collection of deeply personal poems tackles tough issues like depression, suicide, and emotional abuse straight on. While at the same time, the seamless integration of themes such as self-love, inner strength, and healing leaves readers feeling inspired with a sense of hope for the future.

Santiago’s debut collection, which offers a masterful balance of authenticity and artistry, has been met with enormous enthusiasm throughout the literary world, earning her unquestionable respect and notoriety as she rises to prominence.

Winner of the 2022 American Fiction Award for ‘Poetry – Narrative’ and Finalist for “Poetry – Contemporary” Healing Yesterday’s Tears is 75 pages and is available for purchase in paperback and eBook on Amazon and wherever books are sold.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Kyli Santiago is an award-winning poet, author, spoken word artist, entrepreneur, and emotional wellbeing and mental health advocate. With the help of poetry, performance, and alternative healing techniques, she was able to heal herself from depression without the help of conventional medicine.

Contact Kyli Santiago at her website: https://www.kylisantiago.com

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