Polly Anna Rocha is a 24-year-old queer transgender writer, journalist, musician, poet and activist of color born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.
She graduated from Texas State University in Spring 2015 with her Bachelor’s in English Writing with a minor concentration in Diversity Studies and attended the Texas State MFA Poetry program in Fall 2015, but has since left to pursue a full-time career in writing.
Ms. Rocha currently works as an editorial assistant for the features department of San Antonio Express-News and as a freelance columnist for LGBTQ* magazine Out In SA. She has written articles for Express-News, SA Current, Out In SA and her personal blog PollyLaBruja.tumblr.com, which has a fanbase of more than 10,000 followers.
Ms. Rocha resides in downtown San Antonio and spends her free time thrifting for vintage clothing, riding her bicycle and performing original music and poetry around the city.