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P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans

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Carolina Gabriela Jauregui, 2007

MFA, University of California, Riverside

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