Jacaline Intravaia



Jacaline holds an MFA in Creative Writing from California State University, Long Beach. Prior to graduate school, she earned a BA in Journalism at Baruch College in New York.


Jacaline is a published poet with a degree specialization in poetry and a background in music. Before working at Fusion, she was an instructor at a community-based literature program wherein students complete the process of constructing a book-length poetry manuscript from start to finish. She currently teaches a Performance Poetry class at the Long Beach Public Library.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Wrote and performed sketch and improv at Upright Citizen's Brigade, NY
  • Grew up in her parents' pizzeria—her dog's name is Gnocchi!
  • Considers pasta a food group