Sara Borjas

Sara Borjas is a 3rd generation Chicana and a Fresno poet. Sara earned a B.A. in English Literature from Fresno State and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from UC Riverside. Her poetry can be found in Queen Mob’s Tea House, The Acentos Review, and Luna Luna, amongst others. She is a 2016 VCFA Postgraduate Writers Conference Fellow, a 2013 Community of Writers Workshop at Squaw Valley Fellow, and 2017 CantoMundo Fellow. She is the recipient of the 2014 Blue Mesa Poetry Prize and she has been twice-nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She digs spacetime and astronomy, tiny prints, painting her nails, and oldiez. She currently teaches poetry in the Creative Writing Department at UC Riverside.