With her love of reading as her inspiration, writer Bridget Mabunga studied English at Chico State where she received her Bachelor’s degree, and later continued pursuit of her passion at Sacramento State where she received her Master of Arts in Creative Writing. While at Sacramento State, she won a Bazzanella Literary Award for Graduate Creative Nonfiction.
Bridget’s work has appeared in Under the Gum Tree, Kartika Review, 2012-2013 Kartika Review Anthology, and online at MotherShould? She’s also been a featured reader at TrueStory in Sacramento.
Bridget has worked as an Assistant Editor for Narrative Magazine, and currently enjoys working as a Writing Specialist at UC Davis where she assists students from varying backgrounds in “putting their power on the page everyday.”
She took the stage to read from her manuscript Obedience for the first time at Scriptorium on Saturday, December 9, 2017. She also shared wonderful insight into her writing life.