Anna Scotti is a poet, writer, teacher and public speaker. Earlier this year, she was awarded the Orlando Prize for Short Fiction (AROHO) and the Pocotaligo Prize for Poetry (Yemassee). She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice and has been honored by various literary journals. Scotti’s fiction and poetry have recently appeared in The Los Angeles Review, The Comstock Review, Yemassee, Chautauqua, Crab Creek Review, and The Best of Ohio/2014. Scotti currently teaches at a French international school in Los Angeles. Much of her published work can be found online at www.annakscotti.com.