Cecilia Caballero, PhD

Instructor & Writer
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Based in Los Angeles, Cecilia Caballero, PhD, is a poet, creative nonfiction writer, lecturer of Ethnic Studies, and co-editor of the bestselling book, The Chicana Motherwork Anthology. Cecilia is an alum of workshops and fellowships with VONA, Macondo, Tin House, the Women’s National Book Association, and Roots. Wounds. Words.  She also served as a 2022 Visiting Teaching Artist with the Poetry Foundation and she is a 2023 Aspen Words Emerging Writer Fellow. As a teaching artist, Cecilia's goal is to cultivate more communal spaces of storytelling and social justice for BIPOC folks. Her prose and poetry have been published in Dryland, Raising Mothers, The Acentos Review, and elsewhere, and her work has been nominated for a Pushcart, Best of the Net, and Rhysling award. Cecilia is currently writing a memoir and a book of poetry. Find her on Twitter: @la_sangre_llama and Instagram: @bookworm_por_vida


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