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Author: Karina Fantillo
Karina is a storyteller, dancer, grants manager. She learned about her Philippine roots and American culture through folk dancing as a teenager in San Francisco, where she immigrated with her family as a child. She left her senior year of college to raise her niece and become her legal guardian. Twenty years later, Karina finished her BA in English at the University of San Francisco, where she also earned an MFA in Writing. Karina's writing first appeared as the Poem of the Day for San Francisco Public Library, a poem she wrote about anti-Asian violence in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.