Tatiana (she/her/hers) is a MFA candidate in poetry at Emerson College and a writing instructor in the Boston area. She works as a poetry editor for the literary journal Redivider, was the 2018 Gish Jen fellow for the Writer’s Room of Boston and is a 2017 Pushcart Prize XLI nominee. Her writing explores identity, trauma, especially inherited trauma and what it means to heal. Her work is forthcoming in Santa Clara Review, Harvard University’s Transition Magazine and is on display at Boston’s City Hall as a part of the 2019 Mayor’s Poetry Program. She has been published in Fog Machine, Maps for Teeth Magazine, Madcap Review among others. She has also performed at the Boston Poetry Slam and the Bowery Poetry Club. Her self-published collection of poems “for the love of black girls” is available on Amazon.