Karla Cordero is a descendant of the Chichimeca tribe from northern Mexico. She is a Pushcart nominee and offered fellowships from VONA, Macondo, The Loft Literary Center, and Pink Door. Her poems have appeared and forthcoming in The Boiler Journal, ANMLY, Tinderbox, Word Riot, The Acentos Review, among other anthologies and publications. Karla’s chapbook, Grasshoppers Before Gods (2016) was published by Dancing Girl Press and her first book is to be published by NOT A CULT. Publishing (Fall 2018).