Caroliena Cabada


Office Hours:Thursday 10-12


Caroliena Cabada is an MFA student at Iowa State University, and was the 2018-2019 recipient of the Pearl Hogrefe Fellowship in Creative Writing. She holds a BA in Chemistry from New York University. Before making the move to Ames, she managed the social media accounts for the Food and Sustainable Agriculture program at the Natural Resources Defense Council. She occasionally procrasti-bakes and shares photos of what she eats on her various social feeds.

She writes fiction and poetry about intergenerational conflict, climate change, and being a Filipino American woman by examining tropical storms and other extreme weather events from multiple perspectives, including from the eye of the storm. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Minetta Review and Lyrical Iowa