Gina Ferrara lives and writes in New Orleans. She has five poetry collections including her latest, Amiss. Her work has appeared in numerous journals including Callaloo, The Poetry Ireland Review and Tar River Poetry and was selected for publication in the Sixty-Four Best Poets of 2019 by Black Mountain Press. She has work forthcoming in The Southern Review. Since 2007, she has curated The Poetry Buffet, a monthly reading series in New Orleans. She teaches English and writing at Delgado Community College and is editor of the New Orleans Poetry Journal Press.