Mandy Gutmann-Gonzalez holds an MFA in Poetry from Cornell University. Their poetry has appeared in, or is forthcoming from, The Malahat Review, West Branch, Boulevard, BLOOM, Hobart, and other literary journals. Their novel in Spanish, La Pava (Ediciones Inubicalistas, 2016), follows three children who indirectly experience the trauma of the Pinochet military dictatorship in Chile. They won the 2018 Boulevard Emerging Poets Prize and have received fellowships from the Lambda Writing Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices and the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets.