Ingrid M. Calderon-Collins is an immigrant from El Salvador. Her work has been featured in Thimble Literary Magazine, Rabid Oak, Punch Drunk Press, Mojave He[art] Review, and FIVE:2:ONE amid others. She was the hostess of a monthly poetry reading series, “They’re Just Words” featuring poets from all over L.A. County and beyond from 2017-2019. Currently, she runs a literary magazine called “RESURRECTION mag” where she encourages poets and photographers to show the world their broken and their healed. She is the author of nine books. She lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband, painter John Collins.