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 six awards from the Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards for her writing, including a national gold medal. 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.