Sara Rivera is an interdisciplinary artist and writer from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She holds a BFA in Art Studio (Sculpture) and a BA in English from the University of New Mexico and an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Boston University. Sara is of Peruvian and Cuban descent and recently spent time in Ireland as a 2013 Robert Pinsky Global Fellow in Poetry, writing about Irish verbal and musical traditions. She focuses her current collaborative practice on questions of language, folk culture, and identity. Her poetry has appeared in "Lay Bare the Canvas: New England Poets on Art", DIALOGIST, and is upcoming in Origins Literary Journal.