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Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Fellow 2019 Sara Rafael García

Sarah Rafael García

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Fellow 2019

About Sarah Rafael García

Sarah Rafael García is a writer, community educator and traveler. Since publishing Las Niñas (Floricanto Press 2008), she founded Barrio Writers, LibroMobile and Crear Studio. She is a Macondo Fellow and editor for the Barrio Writers and pariahs anthologies. In 2016, García was awarded for SanTana’s Fairy Tales (Raspa Magazine 2017), which was supported in part by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, through a grant supporting the Artist-in-Residence initiative at CSUF Grand Central Art Center. Early 2018, she participated in a collaborative artist residency at The Guesthouse, Cork, Ireland. In October 2018, she will be honored as an Emerging Artist at the 19th Annual Orange County Arts Awards. Currently, she spends her days stacking books at LibroMobile, providing interdisciplinary literary art workshops and juggling time to write in Santa Ana, California.