Contributors: Bonnie Bolling

Bonnie Bolling’s first collection of poetry, In the Kingdom of the Sons, won the Liam Rector First Book Prize for Poetry, and her second, The Red Hijab, won the John Ciardi Poetry Prize. She has received fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Prague Summer Program for Writers, and the University of California, Riverside. Editor in chief of Verdad, she lives in Southern California and the Middle East.