Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna is the author of the Pushcart-nominated Killing Marías (Two Sylvias Press) and This City (Floating Bridge Press). She served as Seattle’s Civic Poet from 2015-17 and is the creator of the acclaimed Seattle Poetic Grid. Her non-fiction work appears in several anthologies, including This Is The Place: Women Writing About Home (Seal Press). She is currently working on a memoir, Like Water to Drink, about her experience escaping the civil war in El Salvador. Since 2009, she has maintained Cipota bajo la Luna, a blog with reflections, writing, and reviews.
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