Gloria Muñoz is a Colombian American writer, translator, and advocate
for multilingual literacy. She is the author of Your Biome Has Found
You and Danzirly (University of Arizona Press, 2021), which won the Ambroggio Prize and the Gold Medal Florida Book Award. Her other honors include an Academy of American Poets Poet Laureate Fellowship, Hedgebrook Fellowship, being a Macondista, Highlights Foundation’s Diverse Verse Fellowship, Lumina’s Multilingual Writing Award, a Las Musas Mentorship, St. Pete Arts Alliance's Muse Award, Creative Pinellas' Artist Grant, and attending the Tin House YA writers
workshop. Through Moonlit Música, the company she cofounded, Muñoz
writes and composes music for bilingual children’s programming in
audio, film, and curriculum. She is proud to be St. Pete's first
Latina poet laureate.