LOIS BAER BARR is a professor of Spanish at Lake Forest College. Her poems and stories have been published in Alimentum Literary Magagzine, Persimmon Tree, The Examined Life, Journal of Modern Poetry, Flashquake, Poetica, Phat’itude, East on Central, Ekakshara, The DuPage Review, The New Vilna Review, The Jewish Literary Journal and Mochila. Seven anthologies have included her work. She has received Pushcart nominations for poetry and fiction. Her books, articles and reviews about Spanish and Latin American literature have appeared here and abroad. Her chapbook Biopoesis won Poetica Magazine’s 2013 contest.