Janice Lobo Sapigao

Janice Lobo Sapigao

Janice Lobo Sapigao is a writer, poet, and educator. She is a VONA/Voices Fellow and was awarded a Manuel G. Flores Prize, PAWA Scholarship to the Kundiman Poetry Retreat. She is the Associate Editor of TAYO Literary Magazine, and a co-founder of Sunday Jump, an open mic in Los Angeles’s Historic Filipinotown. Her work has also been published in numerous publications including KQED Arts, The Offing, Jacket2, AngryAsianMan.com, and Action, Yes! as well anthologies such as Empire of Funk: Hip Hop and Representation in Filipina/o America (Cognella Academic Publishing, 2014) and Namjai: An Intergenerational Tribute Anthology of Bay Area Asian Pacific Islander Poets (The ReWrite, 2013). She earned her M.F.A. in Writing from CalArts, and she has a B.A. in Ethnic Studies with Honors from UC San Diego. Janice loves playing with stuffed animals, runs races occasionally, and frequents local, small mom + pop coffee shops.


Microchips for Millions (PAWA, 2016)



Me and the Little Girl Inside Me, Mother of All Stories

Poem, at The Offing

Excerpt from like a solid to a shadow, at TAGVVERK

Excerpt from Microchips for Millions, at Action Yes

Featured on The S.L.o.T.



Review of like a solid to a shadow on Galatea Resurrects

Interview at Silicon Valley Debug

Interview at Speaking of Marvels

Featured on KQED Arts



VONA/Voices Fellow

Kundiman Poetry Fellow