Bio

Sophia Terazawa

Sophia Terazawa is a poet and performer of Vietnamese-Japanese descent working with ghosts. She is the author of two chapbooks, Correspondent Medley (winner of the 2018 Tomaž Šalamun Prize, selected by Anaïs Duplan, forthcoming with Factory Hollow Press) and I AM NOT A WAR (a winner of the 2015 Essay Press Digital Chapbook Contest, selected by Rosebud Ben-Oni). She is currently working toward the MFA in Poetry at the University of Arizona, where she also serves as poetry editor for Sonora Review. Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in The Seattle Review, Puerto del Sol, Cosmonauts Avenue, Poor Claudia, and elsewhere. In 2018, Terazawa was the recipient of the Monique Wittig Writer's Scholarship, supported by the UA Department of Gender and Women's Studies, and the LaVerne Harrell Clark Fiction Award, supported by the UA Poetry Center.