ABOUT the Founder
Ina Cariño is a Filipinx American poet with an MFA in creative writing from North Carolina State University. Their poetry appears in Waxwing, New England Review, and Tupelo Quarterly, among other journals. Ina is a Kundiman fellow and a recipient of a full fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center.
Through their writing, Ina explores themes such as the transformation of the brown body through space + time, the lived experience of being an immigrant in America, and the deeply impactful effects of existing in diaspora. They hope to find paths to not just justice, but also to healing—of self and of community.