P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Carolina Gabriela Jauregui, 2007

Author & Poet, sur+

Carolina Gabriela Jauregui is an immigrant from Mexico

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MFA in Creative Writing at University of California, Riverside

CAROLINA GABRIELA JAUREGUI is a published author and founding memebr of sur+ publishing collective in Mexico.

Gabriela was born and raised in Mexico City, immigrating to the United States in 2000.

Gabriela holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Southern California. She earned a MFA degree in creative writing at the University of California at Riverside. Gabriela holds a BA in English from Loyola Marymount and an MA in English and comparative literature from the University of California at Irvine.

Gabriela has published a number of poems and essays; her full-length collection of poetry, titled Controlled Decay, was published in the Spring of 2008 by Akashic Books/Black Goat Press in New York. She is currently spending time on a three-narrative novel with the working title Ball Game. Several of her screenplays have been produced, and she has delivered papers at a variety of institutions. She has also worked as the poetry editor of Crate, journal of literary borders and boundaries. She recently served as a judge for the American Academy of Poets.

  • PhD Comparative Literature | University of Southern California 2009
  • MFA Creative Writing | University of California, Riverside 2008
  • MA English and Comparative Literature | University of California, Irvine 2004
  • BA English | Loyola Marymount University 2002
Work History
  • sur+, Author & Poet
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