Sophia Falco


Author's Bio

Sophia Falco’s third poetry book: Chronicles of Cosmic Chaos: In The Fourth Dimension has been published by UnCollected Press in December, 2022. She is also the author of Farewell Clay Dove (2021), and of her award-winning chapbook: The Immortal Sunflower (2019). She is the winner of the Mirabai Prize for Poetry, and she graduated magna cum laude along with the highest honors in the Literature Department from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Futhermore, she is a dedicated volunteer blogger (since April 2020) for the International Bipolar Foundation. Now Sophia is in a highly regarded Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Program for Poetry along with carrying out a Teaching Fellowship. She is on her way to make her dream job become a reality to be a Professor of Poetry.

Publications & Prizes

Farewell Clay Dove (UnCollected Press, 2021)
Prizes won: 

Mirabai Prize For Poetry

A Winner of The Raw Art Review Chapbook Contest: The Immortal Sunflower (UnCollected Press, 2019)

A Runner-up for The William Wantling Prize

3rd Place for The Poetry Matters Project Literary Prize (college category)

Top Ten with Honorable Mention in Sunkissed by Wingless Dreamer

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Kaveh Akbar Joy Harjo Tommy Orange Brenda Hillman Juliana Spahr
What I'm reading now: 
Poet Warrior by Joy Harjo

More Information

Gives readings: 
Prefers to work with: 
Disability, Illness/Wellness, LGBTQ
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Mountain View, CA
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Last update: Dec 26, 2022