Luisa Caycedo-Kimura is a Colombian-born writer, translator, educator, and former attorney. 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. She has received various awards for her poetry and has been three times nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review, Shenandoah, Rattle, Diode, RHINO, Mid-American ReviewNashville Review, Louisiana Literature, The Night Heron Barks, Sunken Garden Poetry 1992-2011, Waking Up to the Earth: Connecticut Poets in a Time of Global Climate Crisis, and elsewhere. She is a former co-Editor of Connecticut River Review, the founding chair of  Connecticut Poetry Society’s conneCTions reading and workshop series, and a member of the Hill-Stead Museum’s Poetry Advisory Committee.