Serena Rodriguez is writing her way through the undergraduate program at the Institute of American Indian Arts while exploring the many characters of creative writing. Currently, she is playing with positive narratives of sexuality through micro memoir and poetry. She is also working on her first memoir, which explores the many ways we move through trauma in our attempts to find clarity and peace. Serena is a Poetry Editor for Santa Fe Literary Review and the mother to a curiously feisty six-year-old. You can find more of her work at