Margarita Cruz

Margarita Cruz received her MFA in Creative Writing from Northern Arizona University. She serves as President of the Northern Arizona Book Festival, columnist for Flagstaff Live! and the Arizona Daily Sun and daylights as a creative writing teacher. When she’s not reading, writing, or building community, she is often out hiking in the high desert she has found a home in. Her works can be found or are forthcoming in Rattle, DIAGRAM, and the Poem A Day among others. In 2021, she published her first chapbook, Amerixana, with Ignite Press out of Chatham University’s MFA program.