Sasha Pimentel, 37th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Sasha Pimentel

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

Born in Manila and raised in Atlanta, Saudi Arabia and the New York City tri-state region, SASHA PIMENTEL is a Filipina poet and author of Insides She Swallowed (West End Press), winner of the 2011 American Book Award. Her work appears in journals such as APR, Crab Orchard Review, Gulf Coast, Colorado Review and Callaloo. Honors include the Ernesto Trejo prize and the Philip Levine Fellowship. She is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at EI Paso, where she teaches poetry writing, nonfiction writing, and women's, Asian American and black literatures. She lives in EI Paso, on the border of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.


Pimentel read with Tara Shea Burke on Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.


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