Angelina Sáenz

Writing Our Own History & the Writers Who Shaped Us, Sunday, May 7 at 12:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Angelina Sáenz is an award-winning eduator and poet whose work focuses on memory, mujeres and motherhood. She is a UCLA Writing Project fellow, an alumna of the VONA/Voices Workshop for Writers of Color and a Macondo Writer’s Workshop Fellow.  Her poetry has appeared in venues such as Diálogo, Split this Rock, Out of Anonymity, Angels Flight Literary West, Every Other, Cockpit Revue Paris and The Acentos Review.  Her debut book of poetry Edgecliff was released in December of 2021 with FlowerSong Press.

Books That Make a Difference: Immigrants in Our Own Land by Jimmy Santiago Baca, Borderlands/La Frontera: The New, Mestiza by Gloria E. Anzaldúa, Días y Noches de Amor y de Guerra by Eduardo Galeano, The Price of the Ticket by James Baldwin, Sula by Toni Morrison, Poetry by Lucille Clifton, Poetry by Wanda Coleman.