Sarah María Medina is a poet and a fiction/creative non-fiction writer from the American Northwest. Her writing has been published in Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Prelude, Poetry NW, Split This Rock, Raspa Literary Journal, and elsewhere. Her work is forthcoming in two anthologies: Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (Nightboat Books, 2018), and Bettering American Poetry Vol. 2.  "From a Poet to her Rumbero" was awarded by Black Warrior Review.  She is an ARTIST UP Grant LAB recipient, a Jack Straw Writer, a teaching artist at Hugo House, and the poetry editor at Winter Tangerine. Medina is mestiza/ Puertorriqueña/ (The United Confederation of Taíno People). She is at work on several projects.