Sara Marie Ortiz
She earned a BFA at the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA from Antioch University Los Angeles. Her poems have been published in journals such as Ploughshares, the Kenyon Review, New Poets of the American West, and the anthology Sing: Indigenous Poetry of the Americas (2011). She is the author of the collection of poems Red Milk (volume 1, 2013). She has published and presented her work widely and is the recipient of several fellowships, scholarships, awards, and recognition for her nonfiction, poetry, academic study, and advocacy.