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Marilyn Melissa Salguero

August 27, 2:00 pm

Categories: Literary

Poetry Performance at Salt Cafe


Marilyn Melissa Salguero is a Guatemalan poet who puts the SALT in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is the human equivalent of red wine, crushed velvet and using humor as a poor coping mechanism. Melissa her work centers on her life, relationships, and identity. She has been featured in numerous publications including Write About Now Poetry, Ink & Nebula, Rising Phoenix Press, and Crepe & Penn. She was a 2020 nominee for the Pushcart Prize in poetry and a recipient of the Academy of American Poets student contest for 2020. When not yelling about white boys or making God metaphors, Melissa can be found feeding her online shopping addiction, blasting Gloria Trevi, or living up to her title as the quintessential “bitter ex girlfriend poet”. Her work is being released in an upcoming self-published chapbook entitled "Cannibal" with an expected release date in 2022. Her work (along with her emotional overflow) can be found on twitter @_Miss_Marilyn.


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