Luisa Caycedo-Kimura is a Colombian-born poet, translator, and educator. Her honors include a John K. Walsh Residency Fellowship at The Anderson Center, an Adrienne Reiner Hochstadt Fellowship at Ragdale, and a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry (You may read about her adventures as a Global Fellow in her Alive in Spain travel blog). Luisa holds an MFA from Boston University. A former attorney, Luisa left the legal profession to pursue her passion for writing. She has received various awards for her poetry and has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review, Shenandoah, Sunken Garden Poetry 1992-2011, Diode, RHINO, Mid-American Review, Nashville Review, Louisiana Literature, The Night Heron Barks, Waking Up to the Earth: Connecticut Poets in a Time of Global Climate Crisis, and elsewhere. She is an Editor of Connecticut River Review, a board member of the Connecticut Poetry Society, and a member of the Hill-Stead Museum’s Poetry Advisory Committee.