Sasha Pimentel, born in Manila and raised in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, is a Filipina poet and author of Insides She Swallowed (West End Press), winner of the 2011 American Book Award. Her work has been published in The American Poetry Review, Callaloo, Colorado Review, and Gulf Coast, among others. She directs the undergraduate studies in creative writing program at the University of Texas at El Paso, and is an assistant professor of poetry in a bilingual (Spanish-English) MFA program. She lives on the border of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
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