Gabriella R. Tallmadge is a Latinx writer and educator from San Diego, California.  She holds degrees in English, Creative Writing, and Counseling. She is certified in Mental Health Recovery and Trauma-Informed Care by San Diego State University.

Gabriella’s poetry has received awards from the Hedgebrook Writer in Residence Program, the Community of Writers Workshop, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. In 2014, her poem “Marriage An Animal Language” was chosen by Dorianne Laux for inclusion in that year’s edition of Best New Poets.  Her work has previously appeared in journals such as The Georgia Review, Crazyhorse, Guernica, Mid-American Review, and Passages North.


Background image by Neil Krug.