2018 Smith Symposium Fellow: Illiana Rocha

Iliana Rocha earned her PhD in English Literature and Creative Writing from Western Michigan University. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Central Oklahoma and lives with her three chihuahuas Nilla, Beans, and Migo.

2018 Smith Symposium Fellow: Soleil Ho

Soleil Ho is a food and pop culture writer and host of two podcasts: Racist Sandwich and BITCH Media’s Popaganda. Her work often engages the intersections between what we consume (often literally) and how we see ourselves and our world.