Bornstein-Gómez received her PhD in Spanish from the University of Arizona. She has published two poetry collections, Donde empieza la historia and Bajo cubierta. She is currently working on a third bilingual collection, El lugar de la memoria, which highlights the Latino/a immigrant experience. Her poetry is included in several national and international anthologies and literary journals. Recently, her poetry was translated into Turkish and published in Istambul in The Anthology of Latin American, Latino and Spanish Poetry.