Janet Rodriguez is an author, teacher and editor living in Northern California. Her work has appeared in Cloud Women’s Quarterly, Salon.com, American River Review, Calaveras Station, and Lunch Ticket Magazine. Rodriguez has co-authored two biographies, published in South Africa. Her short stories, essays, and poetry usually have themes of morality in faith communities and the mestiza experience in a culturally binary world. Currently she is an MFA candidate at Antioch University, Los Angeles, serving as an editor for the magazine, Lunch Ticket, where a bunch of younger nerds keep her on her toes. Find her on Twitter @brazenprincess, or her personal blog, Brazen Princess.