Yesika Salgado is a Los Angeles based Salvadoran poet who writes about her family, her culture, her city and her brown body. She has shared her work in venues and campuses throughout the country. She is a member of the 2014, 2016 and 2017 Da Poetry Lounge Slam Team. Her work has been featured in Latina Magazine, Univision, Vibe Magazine, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, TEDx and many other digital platforms. Yesika is the Co-founder of the Latina feminist collective Chingona Fire and an internationally recognized body positivity activist.
"We can't keep Corazon in stock! Word of mouth travels fast with
this up and coming poet." - Steve Salardino at Skylight Books
"Her poetry is incredibly personal; she invites readers into moments that have defined her life." - Remezcla
"(Salgado) is famous around the Interwebs for providing boss ladies with sentimental poetry they can cry to between dominating in their careers and partying with their homegirls" - Bustle