elena botts currently attends college in New York, though she is from the DC metropolitan area. She also has lived in Johannesburg, Berlin, and NYC. In the past few years, her poems have been published in dozens of literary magazines. She is the winner of four poetry contests, including Word Works Young Poets’. Her visual artwork has won numerous awards and has been exhibited in various galleries, occasionally there is also sound art. Another book of poetry, a little luminescence, was published by allbook-books.com, as well as we’ll beachcomb for their broken bones with Coffeetown Press and the sadness of the snow with Transcendent Zero Press.