Maria T Allocco
San Francisco, CA
Maria T Allocco is a South Korean and Italian Voices of Our Nation alum and was an Academy of American Poets Prize winner by age twenty. Her pieces have been featured on KPFA andMutiny Radio, and performed for SOMArts, LitQuake, Kearny Street Workshop, The Intersection For The Arts, and The San Francisco International Arts Festival. Her work has been published inThe Lantern Review, Fusion Magazine, Monday Night, Sparkle and Blink, and in the new book Pariahs: Writing From Outside The Margins. She's a co-founder of the bay area’s first mixed race meditation group, and teaches yoga to ‘at-risk’ youth.