Lana Issam Ghannam’s poetry has appeared in Mississippi Review, Prism Review, Raleigh Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Sukoon, and The Cape Rock, among other journals. She is a first-generation Palestinian-American, born and raised in Central Florida. She received her MFA from the University of Central Florida in 2015 and teaches English composition. Her poetry chapbook, Two Tongues, was published in June 2019 from Finishing Line Press. She loves reading and writing, though motherhood currently rules all.