Sara Borjas

Sara Borjas is a Xicanx pocha and a Fresno poet. Her debut collection of poetry, Heart Like a Window, Mouth Like a Cliff was published by Noemi Press in 2019. Sara was named one of Poets & Writers 2019 Debut Poets, is a 2017 CantoMundo Fellow, and the recipient of the 2014 Blue Mesa Poetry Prize. Her work can be found in Ploughshares, the Rumpus, Poem-a-Day by The Academy of American Poets, and the Offing, amongst others. She teaches at UC Riverside, lives in Los Angeles, and stays rooted in Fresno. Find her @saraborhaz or at


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