Preeti Parikh is a poet and essayist with a past educational background in medicine and a recent MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop. Her writing appears or is forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Nonwhite and Woman, and other literary journals and anthologies. A Kundiman Fellow and 2023 Sustainable Arts Foundation grant awardee, Preeti has received support for her work from Millay Arts, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, AWP Writer to Writer Program, and Tin House Winter Workshop. Born and raised in India, Preeti now lives with her family in a multigenerational household in Ohio. Learn more at preetiparikh.com.