Gina Ferrara lives in New Orleans. Her poetry collections include: The Size of Sparrows, Ethereal Avalanche, Amber Porch Light, Carville: Amid Moss and Resurrection Fern, and Fitting the Sixth Finger: Poems Inspired by the Paintings of Marc Chagall is forthcoming from Aldrich Press. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Delgado Community College. Recent work appears in Callaloo, anderbo, Valley Voices, and others. Twice nominated for a Pushcart, Ferrara curates The Poetry Buffet, a monthly reading series presented by the New Orleans Public Library.