Central American Lecture Series Presents: Janel Pineda, author of Lineage of Rain.
Born in Los Angeles, Janel Pineda is a Salvadoran poet and educator. She is part of the editorial team that founded La Piscucha Magazine, a multilingual arts, literature, and culture magazine created by Salvadoran writers. Since her involvement with the 2018 Radical Roots Delegation, Pineda is also a member of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES). As a Marshall Scholar, Janel holds an MA in Creative Writing and Education from Goldsmiths, University of London and she is currently pursuing an MPhil in Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge. Her debut poetry chapbook, Lineage of Rain, was published from Haymarket Books in February 2021.
Follow her on Twitter @Pineda_Janel
Sponsored by the Central American and Transborder Studies Department and the College of Humanities Academic Programing Fund.