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.