Emperatriz  is a Chinese-Colombian writer from Southern California’s Inland Empire. In 2015 she was a fellow at the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Justice. She earned her MA in English Literature from Georgetown University where she won a 2016 University & College Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets. She is currently pursuing her MFA in game design at New York University. Find her on twitter at @mprtrzng.