Born in Mexico City and raised in San Antonio, Texas, neplantera, Natalia Treviño is a Professor of English at Northwest Vista College. Her first collection of poetry is Lavando La Dirty Laundry (Mongrel Empire Press, 2014). She has received the Alfredo Cisneros de Moral Award, the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize, and the San Antonio Artist Foundation Literary Prize. Her poems have appeared in a number of journals including Borderlands, burntdistrict, Sugar house Review, Sliver of Stone, and BorderSenses, which awarded her their 2015 Poetry Prize. Her writings have been anthologized in Curbstone Press’ Mirrors Beneath the Earth: Short Fiction by Chicano Writers, Shifting Balance Sheets: Women’s Stories of Naturalized Citizens, and Complex Allegiances: Constellations of Immigration.