Currently based in Texas, Tammy Gomez is a poet, multimedia performer, and playwright/director. As award-winning poet (Best Poet of Austin, Austin Chronicle, 1997), she has performed throughout the U.S., and in Mexico and Nepal. Her poems and essays are featured in numerous collections, including Yellow Medicine Review (2009) and Women in Nature: An Anthology (Louise Grace Publishing, 2014). Tammy is profiled in “Las Tejanas: 300 Years of History” (UT Press, 2003), and is featured in “Voices from Texas”, a PBS documentary film about Latino poets in Texas. Tammy was recently selected to be a 2015-2018 Fellow with the Black Earth Institute, based in Black Earth, Wisconsin. Gomez earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Pre-Legal Studies from Goucher College. She blogs at xxcommunicator.blogspot.com.