Karina Itzel Aguilar Guerrero
Karina Itzel was born in Mexicali, Mexico and raised in Southern California. She received her Bachelor’s in Portuguese & Latin American Studies from Princeton University and hopes to pursue an MFA in Creative Writing. Her passions include art in activism, counter-storytelling and fighting for immigrant rights; she enjoys traveling, playing tennis and watching Marvel movies. Her dream is to one day write a novel-in-verse.
Favorite Authors & Artists
Elizabeth Acevedo, Jasmin Kaur, Safia Elhillo
Karina is a YA lit aficionado with a passion for stories with a good redemption arc. Writing about her life as an immigrant in the U.S. has been a very restorative process and she hopes that her stories will bring children and young adults a similar opportunity to feel seen and understood.