Sandra Ramirez is a writer and photographer from Los Angeles. Her poems have appeared in Laurel Review and Puerto Del Sol. She received a notable mention in Best American Essays 2014 for her essay ”Strays.” She is a former Pen Emerging Voices Fellow and received her MFA from Bennington Writing Seminars. She teaches at Writopia Lab, a non-profit creative writing program. When she’s not running after her five-year-old, driving for Uber or working on her scripts and poems, she can be found drinking coffee and loving up her cats.