Michelle Peñaloza

Michelle Peñaloza grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Asian American Literary Review, Great River Review, RHINO, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of fellowships from Kundiman, the Richard Hugo House, and Oregon Literary Arts, as well as scholarships from VONA (Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation), Vermont Studio Center, the Napa Valley Writers' Conference, and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. She lives and works in Seattle.