Ashley Inguanta earned her MFA from the University of Central Florida and has taught several Introduction to Creative Writing courses at the university level. She has also worked as a Creative Writing Instructor at Lakeside Alternative, a mental health facility, and served as the director of Maitland Poets & Writers, where she lead community workshops and hosted a monthly reading series. Last year, Ashley joined SmokeLong Quarterly as Staff Editor, Art Director, and Art Interview Editor. This year, she joined the staff of Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine as Art Director.
Most recently, her photography has appeared in make/shift magazine and Corium. Ashley is also a steady contributing artist for SmokeLong Quarterly, and has photography featured in Redivider, where she was interviewed by Chandra Asar as a spotlight artist. Also, she has a growing portfolio on Vogue Italia’s Web site, Vogue.it.
This year, Dancing Girl Press published her first collection, The Way Home.
She is currently working on publishing a small collection of travel essays and poems.