Luisa Caycedo-Kimura is an MFA candidate at Boston University and a recipient of the Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry. She was born in Colombia and grew up in New York City. A former attorney, she left the legal profession to pursue her passion for writing. Luisa has received awards for her poetry and was nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear in various publications, including Connecticut Review, Louisiana Literature, PALABRA, San Pedro River Review, Ellipsis…Literature and Art, and Sunken Garden Poetry 1992-2011. Her poems have also been included in the writing curricula at colleges and universities.