About Mya G.

Poet & Artist | Editor & Facilitator | Innovator & Researcher

Mya G. is a 2018 Story Maps Fellow with the Santa Fe Art Institute and was the 2017 Social Justice & Media Fellow with KSFR 101.1 Santa Fe Public Radio. She is a writer and educator with a background in content development, creative writing and workshopping, creating academic and educational products, production editing, fashion editing, and teaching English at the collegiate level.

In 2012, Mya graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Writing (Sarah Lawrence College) and was selected as the opening poet for National Book Award winner, Nikky Finney.

Previously a resident of Baltimore, Maryland, Mya was selected in 2014 as the winner of the NEA-funded annual poetry contest and published in Poet Lore’s 100th anniversary edition alongside Cornelius Eady and Terrence Hayes.

You can find more of her poems at Apogee Journal, Brown Girl Love, and Madcap Review.

Currently, in conjunction with the Story Maps Fellowship she is working with the Office of Economic Development in Santa Fe, New Mexico as the City decides how to repurpose the 64-acre midtown plot, develops technology infrastructure, and targets 18-45 year olds as the population to diversify and stimulate the City’s tourism-centric economy.

This website is an interactive repository and curation that chronicles life, commerce, development and socio-cultural/political happenings in Santa Fe and beyond. Hopefully you can make it to one of the Desire Project’s upcoming events.