Creative Sonoma

Ernesto Garay

Literature: Poetry; Teacher/Instructor
Ernesto Garay


Ernesto Garay is a poet, performer, teacher, and social justice activist.

Mr. Garay holds two master’sdegrees: one in comparative literature and the other in ethnic studies. He is a widely published poet in both English and Spanish and also a Spoken Word Performance Artist. Mr. Garay teaches poetry to children, teens, and adults living with intersectional vulnerability in schools and service organizations allover Sonoma County. He is passionate about justice and advocating for the Latino immigrant community. Immensely creative and accomplished, he inspires us and moves among us with unfailing humility, generosity and grace.

Ernesto is a bilingual teaching artist, offering residencies to students in grade 4-12.