Kayla Pica Williams

Kayla Pica Williams is a fourth year in her English with a creative writing emphasis PhD at Illinois State University. She obtained her masters from CalArts and has published several short pieces in Stirling Lit, Club Plum, and Rosette Maleficarum as well as a novella in Big Fiction Magazine. She is a second-generation Peruvian American who enjoys long walks with her King Charles and calls her mom daily. Kayla promotes the ACLU.

“To be an immigrant is to be marked [always] by the border.” (Dolmage 27)

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