Raquel is a 22 year old Gemini living in Southern California with her fiancé. Her debut poetry chapbook “Born to Electrify” is published with Sadie Girl Press. She has served as a board member as head chair of the programming division for the Friends of The Montebello Library. She performs at open-mics at Half-Off Books, The Ugly Mug, The Daily Brew Coffee Bar, and Gatsby Books. She was formerly a member of the Writer’s Club of Whittier. She is an assistant editor to Cadence Collective: Long Beach Poets. Her poetry has been previously published and can be found in Rattle, Cadence Collective: Long Beach Poets, East Jasmine Review, Kleft Jaw Press, Poetry in Motion, San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly, River’s Voice, and Bank-Heavy Press. She hosts an open-mic called Moon Pixel every last Friday of the month at Half Off Books Whittier, CA from 7:30p.m.-9:30 p.m.

If you would like to look at my blog’s archives, scroll to the bottom of my page, and you’ll be able to see a widget showing my month to month posts.


  1. Manon Sheiman

    Hi Raquel! Just found your blog and signed up to follow it. Am interested in what you have to say and think. Love your poetry!

  2. usolosopherpoetry

    Thank you for welcoming me into the Moon Pixel Open Mic stage. I look forward to seeing you at the next open mic. Thank you Raquel.

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