Danielle Badra is working on her MFA in Poetry at George Mason University. She is the poetry editor of So To Speak literary journal. She recently published a chapbook of contrapuntal poetry, Dialogue with the Dead, through Finishing Line Press. In Spring 2015, she was a visiting writer at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan where her chapbook was taught in intermediate and advanced poetry classes. She currently works as a TA at George Mason University teaching undergraduate English composition and an Arab-American literature course. Her working-thesis project involves creating conversation amongst marginalized communities through collaboration and de-centering authorship.