Author of the article

Nicole Oquendo is the author of the poetry chapbooks some prophets (2015, Finishing Line Press) and self is wolf (2015, dancing girl press). She is the Nonfiction Editor of the annual Best of the Net anthology, serves as an Assistant Editor for Sundress Publications and Flaming Giblet Press, and is the Managing Editor of The Florida Review. She lives in Central Florida, where she writes, paints, translates, and teaches. You can find her essays in DIAGRAM, Gulf Stream, Storm Cellar, and more.