Yesika Salgado

Yesika Salgado is a Los Angeles–based Salvadoran poet who writes about her family, her culture, her city, and her fat brown body. She has shared her work in venues and campuses throughout the country. Salgado is a 2017 and 2018 National Poetry Slam finalist. Her work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Teen Vogue, Univision, Vibe Magazine, Huffington Post, NPR, TEDx, and many digital platforms. She is an internationally recognized body-positive activist and the writer of the monthly column “Suelta” for Remezcla. Yesika is the author of the Amazon best sellers Corazón, Tesoro, and Hermosa, published with Not a Cult.