Lyz Soto

Lyz Soto is a performance poet of Visayan, Ilocano, Hakka, German, English, French, and possibly Spanish descent. Her book, Translate Sun/Son/Sum, published by Finishing Line Press in 2017, was selected as a finalist for the 2016 Sawtooth Poetry Prize. She has a PhD from University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, specializing in Pacific Island Literature, 20th century and Contemporary American Poetry, and Performance Studies.