Mani Rao is the author of seven books of poetry. Her poetry and essays have appeared in 91st Meridian, Iowa Review, and West Coast Line; as well as XCP, Tinfish, Indian Literature, Fulcrum, Zoland Poetry, and anthologies by W. W. Norton and Penguin. Mani has an MFA from UNLV where she now teaches part-time. She lives in India, Hong Kong and the USA. Visit www.manirao.com for updates.