✧ Sarah Sophia Yanni is a Mexican-Egyptian writer, researcher & educator in Los Angeles She was a Finalist for BOMB Magazine’s Poetry Contest, Poetry Online’s Launch Prize, the Hayden’s Ferry Review Inaugural Poetry Contest, & the Letras Latinas Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize A Best of the Net nominee, she is the author of the chapbook ternura / tenderness (Bottlecap Press) and her work can be found in SPECTRA Poets, Mizna, Pom Pom Lit, feelings, and others ✧ She currently serves as Managing Editor of TQR, Poetry Editor of The Dry River, and hosts a bi-weekly radio show called Portals

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