Cynthia Guardado is a Los Angeles–born Salvadoran poet and professor. She is the author of two collections of poetry, "Cenizas" and "ENDEAVOR." Guardado also translated and transcribed interviews with journalist and Cuban exile, Normando Hernandez Gonzalez which were published in "The Madrid Conversations." Her poems have appeared in Poetry Magazine, U.S. Latinx Voices in Poetry and The Wandering Song. Guardado won the Concurso Binacional De Poesía Pellicer-Frost in 2017, and "Cenizas" was a finalist for the National Poetry Series in 2019.
Communities: LGBTQ+, Hispanic or Latinx, Indigenous or Native American