Sarah Rafael García

Santa Ana`, CA 92701

Author's Bio

Sarah Rafael García is a writer, community educator and traveler. Since publishing Las Niñas (Floricanto Press 2008), she founded Barrio Writers, LibroMobile and Crear Studio. She is a Macondo Fellow and editor for the Barrio Writers and pariahs anthologies. In 2016, Sarah Rafael was awarded for SanTana’s Fairy Tales (Raspa Magazine 2017), which was supported in part by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, through a grant supporting the Artist-in-Residence initiative at CSUF Grand Central Art Center. Early 2018, Sarah Rafael García participated in a collaborative artist residency at The Guesthouse, Cork, Ireland and awaits word on her new book, A Womyn’s Place. In October 2018, she will be honored as an Emerging Artist at the 19th Annual Orange County Arts Awards. She spends her days stacking books at LibroMobile, providing interdisciplinary arts workshops and juggling time to write.

Publications and Prizes

Las Niñas: A Collection of Childhood Memories
(Floricanto Press, 2008)
pariahs writing from outside the margins
(Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2016)
Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Flies, Cockroaches and Some Poets

Personal Favorites

Claude Steele

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Creative Nonfiction Writer
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Born in: 
Brownsville, TX
Raised in: 
Santa Ana, CA
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Last updated: Sep 05, 2018