Kika Dorsey is a poet and professor living in Boulder, Colorado. She crafts poetry out of dreams, myths, her body, history, and her travels. Her poems have been published in The Denver Quarterly,The Pennsylvania Literary Journal, The Indiana Voice Journal,The Dr. T.J. Eckleburg Review, KYSO Flash, The Columbia Review, among numerous other journals and books. She has published two books, Beside Herself (Flutter Press, 2010), followed by her full-length collection, Rust (Word Tech Editions, 2016), and her upcoming book will be published in 2018, Coming Up for Air. Currently, she is a professor of English at Front Range Community College and the editor of Plains Paradox.