Julia Leslie Guarch is a writer who has lived in five states and two countries. She is probably “from” New Jersey. Her work has appeared in The Marquis, Rain Party & Disaster Society, The Vending Machine, Sunset Liminal, Pulse/Pulso Anthology, Impossible Archetype, and Triadæ Magazine. She was a finalist for the Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award, the MacKnight Black Poetry Award, and received special mention in the Jean Corrie Poetry Contest. She graduated from Lafayette College with a degree she designed called ‘Capturing Gender in the Arts.’