Alicia Vogl Saenz

Reclaiming Witches and Monstrous Women, Sunday, May 7 at 12:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Alicia Vogl Saenz is a poet, meditation instructor, and museum professional at LACMA who brings her queer and mixed immigrant background to her writing and teaching. Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies such as Grand Street and Pratik. She is a member of Macondo Writers Workshop, the Lezarati Writer’s Group, and has been in residence at Hedgebrook. Currently she is working on book of poems and short prose—Wildlife Lives Here—inspired by Los Angeles as an ecosystem and natural habitat.

Books That Make a Difference: Books on my bedside table: Braiding Sweetgrass- Robin Wall Kimmerer, Finding the Mother Tree- Suzanne Simard, The Left Hand of Darkness- Ursula L’Guin, Ecology: a pocket Guide- Callenbach, Queer Nature – Poetry anthology, An Immense World- Ed Yong, Undrowned- Alexis Pauline Gumbs.