Mia Ayumi Malhotra is a poet from the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has appeared in Drunken Boat, Greensboro Review, Best New Poets, DISMANTLE: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop, and elsewhere. Her manuscript, entitled “When I See You Again, It Will Be with a Different Face,” has been named finalist for the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award, and the Kundiman Poetry Prize. A founding editor of Lantern Review, she has received fellowships from Kundiman, an organization dedicated to the cultivation of Asian American poetry, and the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop.