Trisha Rezende is a poet who hails from the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. She has loved New Orleans, “the northern-most city of the Caribbean,” since she moved here in 2003 to earn her M.F.A. at the University of New Orleans. She has taught Composition, Creative Writing, and Poetry at Dillard University and at UNO. She now teaches at Xavier University, an HBCU. Her poetry has been published in Poet Lore and Burlesque Press.