Claudia Vaca is a philologist, poet, and educator born 1984 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. She’s the daughter of Rosely Vaca and married to Veranika Lis (meditation and martial arts instructor). Claudia has published five poetry collections, a novel, and many short nonfiction works. A short story collection co-authored with Marcelo Careaga Butter is forthcoming with Ril Editores, Chile. You can hear Claudia read her poetry on her SoundCloud and YouTube channels and find more information on her official author page.