Gabriella Miranda of Salt Lake City, Utah, is a senior at Rowland Hall. Miranda centers her work around depictions of human relationships, the complexities of looking for connection, and what it means to build an identity from the foundation of another’s. Within the creative writing program, she has been an editor of her school’s literary magazine since her freshman year and currently serves on a national editorial board that generates content about youth advocacy.
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm
State Library, Fifth Floor, Capitol View Room
National Student Poets 2023 with Louisiana Poets Laureate
with Darrell Bourque, Jacqueline Flores, Miles Hardingwood, Shangri-La Hou, Kallan McKinney, Gabriella Miranda, Mona Lisa Saloy, and moderator Hannah Jones
2:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Cavalier House Books Tent
2023 National Student Poet, West Region
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