Sophia Fratta is a Colombian-Italian writer and artist. Her work has appeared in Johns Hopkins University’s youth magazine Imagine and in antinarrative zine. She has won over a dozen awards from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for her writing, including a national gold medal for flash fiction and a national gold medal for writing portfolio. Her science writing has earned her the title of Borlaug Scholar from the World Food Prize foundation.
Sophia’s art has been recognized both regionally and nationally. She received a gold key and an American Visions Award nomination from the Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards for her piece “My Mother’s Blouse Does Not Fit Me (La blusa de mi madre no me queda),” which was subsequently awarded 1st place in the 41st Annual Congressional Art Competition and hung up for display on Capitol Hill between May 2022 and May 2023.
- Neither here nor there
- Understanding Evolution of Cladonia Lichens through Mitochondrial Genome Analysis
- Serratia, Mi Encanto: How Biological Control Agents Can Mitigate Colombia’s P. cinnamomi Crisis
- Pineapple Upside-Down
- on the last day of summer i forgot my bathing suit
Serratia, Mi Encanto
Apr 2, 2022
How biological control agents can mitigate Colombia’s P. cinnamomi crisis
confessional prayer to the arepa lady
Published in antinarrative zine on February 6, 2022 and winner of an Honorable Mention in the 2023 Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards.