Sara Borjas is a Chicana, a pocha, and a Fresno poet. She earned a BA in English Literature from Fresno State and an MFA from University of California, Riverside. She holds fellowships from CantoMundo, the Postgraduate Writers' Conference at Vermont College of Fine Arts and Community of Writers at Squaw Valley. Borjas is the recipient of the 2014 Blue Mesa Poetry Prize and is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Her poetry can be found in The Rumpus, The Academy of American Poets Poem-a- Day Series, Ploughshares, and The Offing, amongst others. She lives in Los Angeles but stays rooted in Fresno.