Claudia Delfina Cardona is the 2017-2018 Editorial Fellow for the Center for the Study of the Southwest. She was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, where she also received a B.A. from St. Mary’s University. She is currently a poetry candidate in the MFA program at Texas State University. Claudia is also the Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Chifladazine, an online and print publication that is dedicated to showcasing the creative work of Latinas and Latinxs. She is also a part of the Tejanx Collective and is assisting with the 1st San Anto Zine Fest.