Patrycja Humienik, daughter of Polish immigrants, is a writer based in Seattle, WA. She serves as Events Director for The Seventh Wave and Assistant Poetry Editor for Newfound, and works in the University of Washington's Office of Equity & Justice. Her poems, featured in Ninth Letter, TriQuarterly, Waxwing, Columbia Journal, Poetry Northwest, 128 Lit, The Slowdown podcast, and elsewhere, have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best New Poets, and Best of the Net anthologies. She is working on her first book, Anchor Baby