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Meet Sofia Escobar

Sofia Escobar is the Eastern Region Associate Student Representative and a senior at Hartwick College double majoring in Creative Writing and Philosophy with a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She is serving in her second year as the President of her school’s Sigma Tau Delta chapter, Gamma Pi. This summer, she attended the NYS Summer Writers Institute at Skidmore College and hopes to continue connecting with new writers and learn about their interests and what motivates them to write. After her studies at Hartwick, she hopes to pursue an MFA in poetry.

  1. I chose to become an English Major because I always loved writing and I knew that I wanted to continue learning about how to be a better writer.
  2. My favorite part of being an English Major is being part of a community that loves writing as much as I do and having different opportunities to meet new people and find out what others are interested in.
  3. The last book I read was Torques: Drafts 58-76 by Rachel Blau DuPlessis.
  4. My favorite book is The Road by Cormac McCarthy.
  5. A book character I identify with is Jo March from Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.
  6. The last book I bought was The Last Days of Socrates by Plato, and I have read it.
  7. My favorite book to series adaptation is One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey.
  8. I’m more of a writer than a reader.
  9. My favorite style of writing is experimental poetry.
  10. My go-to children’s book is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
  11. My favorite childhood memory is capturing caterpillars with my sister and making homes for them and watching them turn into butterflies.
  12. Growing up, I was sure I would be a fashion designer.
  13. My first job was as a magazine writer.
    Gustave Doré’s illustration of Camelot from Idylls of the King (1867)
  14. My dream job is writing poetry forever.
  15. I like to spend my free time going for walks at my favorite park in my hometown.
  16. The destination at the top of my travel bucket list is Canada.
  17. The literary place I’d most like to visit is Camelot.
  18. If I could move anywhere in the world, I’d live in Paris.
  19. If I was stranded on a desert island, the three things I would bring with me are a pen, my stuffed shark Jimothy, and coffee.
  20. The one song I could listen to on repeat is Take It Or Leave It” by James Arthur.
  21. The best gift I ever received was The Journals of Sylvia Plath.
  22. The best gift I’ve ever given is A Polaroid camera for my sister for Christmas.
  23. If you find me in the kitchen, I’m typically whipping up a chicken Caesar salad wrap.
  24. If I could try any food from a book or series, it would be Elephant heart plum from Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan.
  25. The author (dead or alive) I’d most like to spend a day with is Yehuda Amichai.

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