Laura Mayron is a graduate of Wellesley College and was born and raised in Maui, Hawaii. A queer poet, she is pursuing a PhD in queer surrealist Spanish literature at Boston University. She was a Gival Press Oscar Wilde Award Finalist in 2019 and was nominated for Best of the Net 2018. Laura has been previously published in Arc, 3Elements Review, Noble/Gas Qtrly, Arlington Literary Journal, among others. If she could go back in time, she’d have a drink with Spanish surrealists. Find her on Twitter @lauralydia93.