Vasantha Sambamurti is a poet, translator, and prose writer. They are pursuing an MFA at the University of Arkansas’ Program in Creative Writing and Translation, where she received the Carolyn F. Walton Cole and Lily Peter Fellowships in Poetry. She is a senior editor for Transition Magazine, founded in Uganda in 1961 by Rajat Neogy, now based at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African & African American Research. She is a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Northwest Review, Portland Review, the minnesota review, Cream City Review, The Hunger, & elsewhere. She tweets at @vasambamurti.