Karo Ska (she/they) is a South Asian & Eastern European non-binary femme poet, living on unceded Tongva Land. They migrated here in 1996 from Warsaw, Poland. Their writing focuses on identity, mental health, survivorship and the intersections of trauma and politics. Some of their other work appears in Dryland Lit, Resurrection Magazine, the Intercultural Press, Altadena Poetry Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Cultural Daily, Marías at Sampaguitas, and Ayaskala Magazine. They are a 3-time 2020 Pushcart Prize nominee, a 2020 semi-finalist in the Jack Grapes Poetry Prize, and a 2021 Cal Arts Fellow. Their first chapbook, gathering grandmothers' bones was released on February 29th, 2020. Their full collection, loving my salt-drenched bones was published through World Stage Press on February 23, 2022.