Elara Elizabeth Cáceres is multicultural Latina of Mexican and Chilean origin, born to a mother who immigrated from Bolivia to the US as a child under irregular migratory circumstances. Elara is a working-class, first-generation college graduate who hails from two generations of immigrant women. She is also an accomplished scholar who has conducted ethnographic research in Oaxaca and Mexico City, and gathered her family histories throughout the Américas. Elara is a Roots.Wounds.Words Writing Workshop alumna. Her writing is forthcoming in the nonfiction anthology RADICAL: Essays by BIPOC Women and Gender Nonconforming Writers. Elara is currently working on a series of short-form fiction that relays her lived experiences in her homelands and other lands.