Brandel France de Bravo is the author of two prize-winning poetry collections, Provenance (Washington Writers’ Publishing House, 2008) and Mother, Loose (Accents Publishing, 2015). She is also the coauthor of a parenting book and the editor of a bilingual anthology, Mexican Poetry Today: 20/20 Voices (Shearsman Books, 2010). She holds an MFA from the Warren Wilson low-residency program and a master’s in public health.