Mia Angela Leonin is the author of Braid (Anhinga Press, 1999) and Unraveling the Bed (Anhinga Press, Van K. Brock Florida Poetry Series, 2008). Her poems have appeared in New Letters, Indiana Review, Prairie Schooner and River Styx, among others. Leonin is of Cuban-American descent and was raised in Missouri. She lives in Miami, Florida where she teaches at the University of Miami and frequently writes about performance, dance and theater. Her web site address is www.mialeonin.com.