Janice Lobo Sapigao
Janice Lobo Sapigao is a daughter of Filipina/o immigrants. Her first book of poetry about her mom, microchips for millions, critiques the Silicon Valley and its exploitation of immigrant women workers and will be published by Philippine American Writers and Artists (PAWA), Inc. Her second book, like a solid to a shadow, about fatherlessness, grieving, and family lineages, is also forthcoming from Timeless, Infinite Light. She is a VONA/Voices and Kundiman Fellow, and the Associate Editor of TAYO Literary Magazine. She earned her M.F.A. in Writing from CalArts, and she has a B.A. in Ethnic Studies with Honors from UC San Diego. Janice loves playing with stuffed animals, runs races occasionally, and frequents local, small mom + pop coffee shops.