Alessandra Castellanos

Alessandra Castellanos Born and raised in Los Angeles, Alessandra Rebekkah Castellanos writes poetry, fiction and nonfiction that draw upon her vibrant and tenacious ancestral heritage in Guatemala and California. Her conjured worlds encompass feral spirits, otherworldly legends, and the disconcerting realities of domestic workers in Hollywood celebrity homes. She is a senior at California State University Northridge, earning a BA in English Creative Writing. Her work has appeared in Drunken Boat, Prick of the Spindle, as well as on the radio show Nuestra Palabra on 90.1 KPFT FM, this is her first published poem.