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Misha Ponnuraju

Misha Ponnuraju

Misha Ponnuraju

MFA in Creative Writing Student


Areas of Expertise

  • Creative Writing


  • BA, English, University of California, Irvine, 2019

Misha Ponnuraju is a Malaysian American writer from San Bernardino, California. She graduated from UC Irvine in 2019, where she studied literature, creative writing and art history. Misha founded the Dirty Cowboys Café, an interdisciplinary writing workshop for writers of marginalized genders. During this workshop, Misha and her community of emerging memoirists and poets read and write their way towards a deeper understanding of desire, compassion and rage. Misha has previously worked at Kundiman and Foglifter Journal and Press. Her writing has appeared in or is forthcoming in Shade Literary Arts & Kissing Dynamite Poetry.

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