Writer * Educator * Theopoet(a)
Carolina Hinojosa is a former columnist at Sojourners and has contributed to Duke's Faith & Leadership and The OnBeing Project. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, The Acentos Review, Concho River Review, Christianity Today, among others. Her work appears alongside scholar poets in Latina Outsiders: Remaking Latina Identity, edited by Grisel Y. Acosta.
Carolina is the 2019 Recipient for the Rubem Alves Award in Theopoetics, a high honor granted by Arts, Religion, Culture (ARC). Her activism has taken her to Capitol Hill to protest family separations at the US/Mexico Border, the Southwest Workers Union to protest the banning of books as a result of the dismantling of the Mexican American Studies Program at Tucson Unified School District, and in her own community with the formation of a student-mother support group called Co-Madres.
She is a humble member of Santa Fe Episcopal Church.
She serves on the Board of Directors for Arts, Religion, Culture (ARC), and is the co-editor of The Journal of Latina Critical Feminism. She earned her M.A. in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice at Our Lady of the Lake University. Currently, she is pursuing her doctoral research at the University of Texas at San Antonio in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, Department of English.