We’re pleased to announce that “Overcharged Calls,” a poem by one of our current poetry MFA students, Luisa Caycedo-Kimura, has just been published in PALABRA 8. She will also have three poems published in Vol. 29.2, the next issue, of Louisiana Literature: “1951 Dawn in the Colombian Andes,” “Assumption,” and “Tale of Colombian Earth.”
Luisa Caycedo-Kimura was born in Colombia and grew up in New York City. A former attorney, she left the legal profession to pursue her passion for writing. Luisa has received awards for her poetry and was nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear in various publications, including San Pedro River Review, Connecticut Review, Connecticut River Review, Ellipsis… Literature and Art, and Sunken Garden Poetry 1992-2011. Her poems have also been included in the writing curricula at colleges and universities.