Marina Carreira is a Luso-American writer from Newark, NJ. She holds a MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers University. She is curator and co-host of "Brick City Speaks", a monthly reading series in Newark, and a poet in the Dodge Poetry Visiting Poets in Schools program. Her work is featured or forthcoming in Paterson Literary Review, The Acentos Review, The Writing Disorder, Naugatuck River Review, Writers of the Portuguese Diaspora: An Anthology, The Fem, Rock & Sling, Bluestockings Magazine, Paper Nautilus, Piff Magazine, Cahoodaloodaling, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, and The Harpoon Review. Follow her on Twitter at @maketheunknown.