Donna Hemans is the author of the novels River Woman and Tea by the Sea, which will be published next spring by Red Hen Press. Her short stories and essays have appeared in Electric Literature, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Caribbean Writer, Crab Orchard Review, and Witness, among others. She is currently working on a novel about Jamaican migrants in Cuba. Find her online at donnahemans.com or on Twitter @donna_hemans.