Carmen Murguia

U.S. native, Carmen Alicia Murguía is an award winning Author, Educator, and Community Builder. A graduate of the prestigious Loft Literary Center’s “Inroads: Latino/Chicano Writers Program,” in Minneapolis, MN, Carmen is the author of “The Voices Inside,” “Carmen,” “The New Carmen (in this opera our heroine lives),” “Love: Poetry & A Short Story,” and “A Poem For All My People!” Carmen appears in multiple anthologies and reviews, has read widely, and conducts workshops on “Finding Your Voice,” “Navigating Life After the Closet,” and “The Intersections Of Culture & Identity.”  Carmen loves travelling to beachfront climates, dancing to R&B and Cumbias, spending time with her 91 year old mother, and most importantly, makes time for Love.