Monique Quintana is a Xicana from Fresno, CA, and is the author of Cenote City (Clash Books). Her work has been published in Wildness, Lost Balloon, and Okay Donkey, among others. Her work has also been supported by Yaddo, The Sundress Academy for the Arts, The Community of Writers, and The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center. She was the inaugural winner of Amplify's Writer of Color Fellowship and is a contributing editor at Luna Luna Magazine, where she writes book reviews, artist interviews, and personal essays. You can find her at moniquequintana.com.