Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Ojibwe poet Jennifer Patino has been writing poems and short stories since she was six years old. Her work has been featured in Enfuse Magazine, Garden Gnome Publications, FONT Magazine, The Ginger Collect, L'Éphémère Review, Door is A Jar, and Echoic Magazine. Her poem “Bio-Me” is noted as a Poem of Merit for the 2017 Helen Stewart Poetry Award. She now lives in Las Vegas with her artist husband, and enjoys reading and watching movies when she isn't writing or editing.