Lourdes Figueroa

Lourdes Figueroa

was born in Yuba City, CA during a trip her parents made from Mexico to the United States when they worked in the campo tilling the soil for tomatoes.

Lourdes is a proud 2009 and 2011 VONA alum. Her work has been published in the SF Poet’s 11 2008 & 2010, Generations Literary Magazine, Eleven Eleven, Something Worth Revisin. Spooky Actions Books published her first chapbook, yolotl, and Backwords Press recently published her poem, “War America War.” She received her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of San Francisco. Lourdes is a native of limbo nation and believes in your lung, your throat.