TE Tomaino is a poet and teacher from Asbury Park, NJ. She received her MFA in Creative Writing, with a focus in Poetry, from Sierra Nevada College’s Low Residency program in Lake Tahoe, NV. She is also the former Poetry Editor for the Sierra Nevada Review and is currently the Poetry Editor for Tilde Journal, an imprint of Thirty West. TE's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Driftwood, Rabbit Catastrophe Review, and others. When not busy grading essays and stressing the importance of academic writing, TE can be found hiking, playing video games, or cosplaying. She is currently studying the Japanese language and hopes to one day translate Japanese creative writing.