✧ Sarah Sophia Yanni is a Mexican-Egyptian poet, writer, editor, & educator who lives & works on occupied Tongva land ✧ Her work has been recognized as a finalist for BOMB Magazine’s 2020 Poetry Contest, Poetry Online’s 2021 Launch Prize, & the Hayden’s Ferry Review Inaugural Poetry Contest ✧ Her zines & text installations have been exhibited at Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, Acid Free Art Book Fair, Subliminal Projects Gallery, Brand Library & Art Center, & at CalArts’ LatinFest & SWANA Group Show ✧ She has taught & tutored writing with 826LA, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, CalArts Community Arts Partnership, Collegewise, & the CalArts School of Critical Studies ✧ A gemini & daughter of immigrants, her writing is often concerned with religious dogmatism, sisterhood, & nostalgia ✧ She holds degrees from the California Institute of the Arts & the University of Southern California ✧


(currently)
Assistant Director, CalArts Writing Center
Project Coordinator, CSUDH x PST Brackish Water Los Angeles
Assistant Editor, The Quarterless Review
2021 Artist-in-Residence, CalArts REEF Residency

(previously)
Editorial + Development Fellow, ArtChangeUS

(“professional endeavors”)

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