Miryam Bujanda is a social justice advocate, particularly of women and marginalized communities. She is the Principal of Bujanda & Associates, a Governmental and Community Relations firm. She adjuncts at St. Mary’s University on civic and social engagement and is a Macondo Writer’s Workshop alumna. She is writing a poetry memoir that explores the impact of childhood trauma. Inspired by artist K. Hokusai’s thirty-six prints of Mt. Fuji, the poetry records the diverse iterations of the traumatic experience and its aftermath, revealing the emergence of new landscapes, which the poet observes, scrutinizes and interprets across the seasons.
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For the next several days we will be posting each of our contributors' bios and pictures here in the order that they appear in the anthology "Contributor Bios" page.
The aim of this publication was to showcase some of the artistic talent that often gets overlooked by some when topics of the US-Mexico border arise. The artists and writers who contributed to the Border Arts: Beyond the Barriers anthology are some of the most accomplished. These are their bios...
Gabriel H. Sanchez is an author, poet, actor, editor, and publisher from the Rio Grande Valley in south Texas, on the border with Mexico. Gabriel is the author of "Once Upon a Bad Hombre," "The X Series," "The Martian Ones: Tales of Human Folly," and "The Fluid Chicano." You can read more about him and his other projects at gabrielhugo.com or on his Facebook page: @gabrielhugoauthor.
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