Katrina K Guarascio is a writer and teacher living in Albuquerque, NM. As an active member of the poetry community, she has worked as an editor for various literary magazines and small presses, along with hosting poetry workshops and producing various poetry performances, including The Second Saturday Slam, Rio Rancho’s only monthly Poetry Slam and Open Mic.
As an educator, her focus resides in bringing poetry into the classroom and making it accessible to students. Guarascio sponsors the Cleveland High School Poetry Community, coaches a youth Slam Team, and produces a yearly literary magazine of student poetry.
In 2013, Guarascio began sponsoring the Rio Rancho Youth Poetry Community, which holds monthly poetry workshops open to the public and sponsors a youth slam poetry team..
Along with many small press and e-zine publications, she is the author of two chapbooks of poetry, Hazy Expressions and More Fire than Sun, and two book length publications entitled September and my verse, both publications are in collaboration with local photographers. Find these publications and many others by Swimming with Elephants Publications on Amazon.