A Chicana Feminist and former Rodeo Queen, Tisha Marie Reichle-Aguilera’s stories have appeared most recently in Citron Review, Voices de la Luna, The Acentos Review, Chaleur Magazine, The Lunch Ticket, and Ghost Town. Her unpublished novel was a finalist for 2040 Books’ James Alan McPherson Award. She is on the leadership team for Women Who Submit, an organization that empowers women writers. She is also a Macondista, a Bruja, and an editor for Ricochet Editions. She writes so the desert landscape of her childhood can be heard as loudly as the urban chaos of her adulthood. She is obsessed with food. A former high school English teacher, she earned an MFA at Antioch University Los Angeles and is currently working on her PhD at USC.