Melissa Lozada-Oliva is the author of peluda (Button Poetry 2017) and the forthcoming novel-in-verse Dreaming of You (MCD x FSG 2021). You can find her work in the Adroit Journal, Muzzle Magazine, and Redivider. She is a co-host of the podcast Say More with Olivia Gatwood. She lives in Brooklyn. You can follow her everywhere except in real life at @ellomelissa.