“When You Haven’t Made
Love in a Long Time”
by Trinidad Escobar
Trinidad Escobar is a storyteller from Oakland, California. She is an alumnus of San Francisco State’s poetry program and a fellow of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics MFA Poetry program. She is the recipient of the Frances Jaffer Poetry Prize given by The Poetry Center of San Francisco. Her first collection of work, Loved Letters, was a finalist in the Meritage Press 2009 Tabios Manuscript Contest. Trinidad is a Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA) Fellow. Additionally, she trained in the MFA in Comics graduate program at California College of the Arts.
Trinidad has been a guest artist and speaker at the San Jose Museum of Art, Pilipino Komix Expo, SFMoMa, LitQuake, Kearny Street Workshop, APAture, SF Zine Fest, and The Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco. Her work can be found in both poetry and comic book publications. More: www.trinidadescobar.com