Maya Sisneros is a Bay Area-based writer whose poetry and fiction explore identity, intimacy, and lines of f/light. She is a recipient of the inaugural 2021 SFF/Nomadic Press Lit Award and AWP's 2021 Kurt Brown Prize for Fiction. She attended a Tin House Summer Workshop in 2021. Maya is currently at work on a novella of speculative fiction.



A black background. In the foreground is an oversaturated image of white cherry blossoms.


A blue background. Flowering tree branches with pink buds are in the foreground.



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