S172. “That’s Not Relatable”: Radical Teaching on Race & Intersectionality in Writing
Saturday, March 30, 2019
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Cynthia Guardado is a Salvadorian American, Professor of English, poet, and activist in the Los Angeles area. She received her Master of Fine Arts from California State University, Fresno, and her poems have appeared in The Acentos Review, bozalta, and Huizache.
Gabriela Ramirez-Chavez is a Literature PhD candidate at University of California, Santa Cruz who specializes in cross-genre writing and experimental poetics. Her work has most recently appeared in The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the U.S. and Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands.
Marisol Baca is the author of Tremor. She received an MFA from Cornell, was the recipient of the Robert Chasen Poetry Prize, and is a professor at Fresno City College. She teaches in the Resources for American Indian Needs learning community, and founded Women Writers of Color in the Central Valley.
Luivette Resto is a CantoMundo fellow. Her first book of poetry, Unfinished Portrait, was a finalist for the 2009 Paterson Poetry Prize. Her new collection Ascension was published in April 2013.