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Lorena Parker Matejowsky is a resident of Central Florida but spent her first thirty years in Texas. Her work has also appeared in Rust + Moth, Texas Live Magazine, Poydras Review, Poetry Quarterly and Texas Poetry Calendar 2015. She was a winner of the inaugural Museum of Fine Arts Houston/Public Poetry Artlines ekphrastic poetry contest in 2012 and is a MFA in Creative Writing student at University of Central Florida. Her poetic work is deeply informed by the South, especially its Gulf Coast, and narratives of feminine identity and faith. Twitter @LorieMatejowsky ​