Arya F. Jenkins is a Colombian-American whose poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction have been published in many journals and zines. Flash is forthcoming in Cleaver Magazine. Her fiction has received several Pushcart Prize nominations. Her poetry has also been nominated for the Pushcart. Her poetry chapbooks are: JEWEL FIRE (AllBook Books, 2011) and SILENCE HAS A NAME (Finishing Line Press, 2016). Her short story collection BLUE SONGS IN AN OPEN KEY (Fomite, 2018) is available here: https://www.aryafjenkins.com.