Yara Liceaga Rojas

Yara Liceaga Rojas is a poet/writer, artist, educator, cultural worker, and consultant in the art sector. She is the author of Hacernos el adiós (Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Puerto Rico, 2019) and the forthcoming bilingual version, translated by Puerto Rican poet, Sabrina Ramos Rubén. She is the recipient of the 2021-2022 Boston Neighborhood Fellow from The Boston Foundation, the 2021 The ARTery (25 Artists of Color Transforming the Cultural Landscape) from WBUR, the 2021 Collective Imagination for Spatial Justice Grant [with Mar Parrilla & Luana Morales] from the New England Foundation for the Arts, among many other honors. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and raised in Dorado, Puerto Rico, she now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on the traditional lands of the Massachusetts and Pawtucket people. In 2021, she was named an inaugural Letras Boricuas Fellow by the Flamboyan Foundation.