Preeti Kaur Rajpal grew up in California’s San Joaquin Valley. She first began writing as a student of June Jordan in her Poetry for the People program. Her work can be found in The Sikh Review, qarrtsiluni, Spook Magazine, Jaggery Lit, and Blueshift Journal, among others. She is a recipient of The Loft Literary Center’s Mentor Series fellowship in poetry for the 2017-2018 year. She can be found on the web at https://preetikaur.wordpress.com.