Short Version
Cynthia “Cina” Pelayo is the award winning poet and author of Loteria, Santa Muerte, The Missing,¬†Poems of My Night, Into the Forest and All the Way Through and the upcoming Children of Chicago to be released by Agora / Polis Books in 2021.

Long Version
Cynthia “Cina” Pelayo is the author of Loteria, Santa Muerte, The Missing, Poems of My Night, Into the Forest and All the Way Through, and the upcoming Children of Chicago to be released by Agora / Polis Books in 2021.

She is an International Latino Book Award winning author and an Elgin Award nominee. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, a Master of Science in Marketing, a Master of Fine Arts in Writing, and is a Psychology Doctoral candidate. She is a Pitch Wars mentor. She lives in Chicago with her family.

She is represented by Amy Brewer at Metamorphosis Literary Agency.

You can contact her here: cinapelayoblog@gmail.com