Peggy Robles-Alvarado is a tenured educator with degrees in elementary, bilingual education and an MFA in Performance Studies. She’s a Pushcart Prize nominee, BRIO award winner, CantoMundo, Homeschool and Desert Nights Rising Stars Fellow, as well as an International Latino Book Award winner. This initiated Lucumi and Palo priestess was featured on HBO Habla Women, Lincoln Center, Poets & Writers, The Black Spirit Solstice Summit, and The BADD!ASS Women Festival. She’s authored Conversations With My Skin (2011), Homage To The Warrior Women (2012), and through Robleswrites Productions created The Abuela Stories Project (2016) and Mujeres, The Magic, The Movement and The Muse (2017). Her poetry appears in the anthologies The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext (2020), What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump (2019), Latinas: Voices of Protest and Struggles (2017), and ¡Manteca!- Afro- Latin@ Poets (2017). For more visit robleswrites.com.