Sophia Falco


Author's Bio

Sophia Falco is a faithful poet since she finds poetry essential to her understanding of the universe. She is the author of Farewell Clay Dove (UnCollected Press, 2021). She is also a dedicated blogger for The International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) since April 2020. In addition, she is the author of her award-winning chapbook The Immortal Sunflower (UnCollected Press, 2019), the winner of the Mirabai Prize for Poetry, and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Furthermore, Falco graduated magna cum laude along with the highest honors in the Literature Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her Bachelor of Arts degree is in intensive literature with a creative writing concentration in poetry. She loves to take long walks on the beach to be in the presence of the water, and to witness the ocean’s vastness, blueness, and beauty.

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 20, 2021