Black and white photo of Sonia Gomez, wearing headphones

Sonia Gomez

Sonia Gomez is an American born Sri Lankan, who was raised in Kenya and Zimbabwe. She received an MFA from the University of Washington and has taught at that institution, and at local community colleges. She has also worked at Seattle Arts and Lectures and Richard Hugo House. Gomez has received grants from Artist Trust and the Seattle Arts Commission, and has participated in Jack Straw’s Writers Program and Artist Support Program, as well as Writers in the Schools programs. Her work has appeared in Calyx, Crab Creek Review, The Journal of African Travel Writing, and Many Mountains Moving, and other literary journals.

2000 Writers Program (Curator)

Artist Support Program 1999

1998 Writers Program