Residency Dates
  • June 2024 – July 2024

Janice Lobo Sapigao is a Filipina American writer from the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a daughter of immigrants from the Philippines. She has written the poetry books microchips for millions (2016), like a solid to a shadow (2022) and two other chapbooks. She was named one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s Women to Watch in 2017 by KQED Arts. She’s been profiled in Content MagazineMercury NewsSF Gate, and Metro Silicon Valley. Her work has appeared in Apogee JournalEntropyThe Offingpoets.orgSplit This Rock’s Poem-of-the-Week, and Poetry. She was a Poet Laureate Fellow with the Academy of American Poets. She is an associate professor of English at Skyline College. She co-founded the long-running Sunday Jump Open Mic in Los Angeles’s Historic Filipinotown in 2013, and she founded the Santa Clara County Youth Poet Laureate Program when she was the county Poet Laureate from 2020–2021.