Ines P. Rivera Prosdocimi is the author of Love Letter to an Afterlife (Black Lawrence P, 2018), which was a finalist for the 2019 International Latino Book Awards (Best Poetry Book) and the 2019 Binghamton University Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award. Rivera Prosdocimi’s work has appeared in the Bellevue Literary Review, Cold Mountain Review, Kweli, Nimrod, The Caribbean Writer, The New York Times Magazine, Wasafiri, and Witness. She holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Maryland and an M.F.A. in creative writing from American University. She teaches literature at the University of Hartford.