A poet, translator, and educator, Luisa Caycedo-Kimura was the 2014 John K. Walsh Residency Fellow at The Anderson Center, the 2014 Adrienne Reiner Hochstadt Fellow at Ragdale, and a 2013 Robert Pinsky Global Fellow in Poetry (You may read about her adventures as a 2013 Global Fellow in her Alive in Spain travel blog). Luisa holds an MFA from Boston University. Born in Colombia and raised in New York City, 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 nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Mid-American Review, Jelly Bucket, Connecticut Review, Connecticut River Review, FRIGG, PALABRA, San Pedro River Review, Ellipsis… Literature and Art, Crack the Spine, Pilgrimage Magazine, Birch Gang Review, Sunken Garden Poetry 1992-2011, and elsewhere.