Yesika Salgado

Fat Fly Salvadoran Poet, Cofounder of Chingona Fire

Yesika Salgado is a Los Angeles based Salvadoran poet who writes about her family, her culture, her city and her brown body. Yesika has shared her work in venues and campuses throughout the country. In 2013 she published her first collection of poetry titled The Luna poems, followed by WOES in 2016. She is a member of the 2014 and 2016 Da Poetry Lounge Slam Team and placed top 10 in the nation both years. Her work has been featured in Latina Magazine, Univision, Vibe Magazine, Neon Magazine, TEDx, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and many other digital platforms. She is the Co-founder of the Latina feminist collective Chingona Fire, a Huffington Post contributor and recently released her third collection of poetry titled Sentimental Boss Bitch. To keep up with Yesika follow her on Instagram (@yesikastarr).

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